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Early Rome and the Egyptian New Kingdom

For this study I've been using these references.

1) Chronicle of the Roman Republic by Matyszak
2) A Critical History of Early Rome by Gary Forsythe
3) Rome and Her Empire by David Shotter
4) Livy: The Early History of Rome
5) Plutarch's Lives, Vol 1
6) Roman Mythology by Joel Schmidt
7) Dictionary of Roman Religion by Lesley Adkins and Roy Adkins

The assassination of Titus Tatius (in his fifth year), a rival of Romulus appears reflect the death of Aye after a rule of four years. Numitor father of Rhea Silvia would logically be Yuya father of Tiye and husband of Tuya. If Ramses and Horemheb were the sons of Tiye (or her mother Tuya), and that has already been suspected, then this was the basis of the 19th Dynasty pharaohs to their claim of being Erichtheids ("House of Joseph"). (Recall that Yuya made a covenant with Thutmose IV first and after his death with Neby through the sharing of Tuya as a mutual wife.) The rival of Numitor is called Amulius, which perhaps corresponds to Neby (the biological father of Horemheb and Ramose). In the Chronicle of the Roman Republic, the author suggests that Amulius was the actual father of the twins Remus and Romulus. The birth is attributed to Mars (Re), the leading god of the Ramessides.

A contemporary of the slightly later king Numa was named Mamercus but nicknamed Aemilius ("eloquence"), which is close in form to Amulius. According to Plutarch: "Almost all historians agree that the Aemilii were one of the ancient and patrician houses in Rome; and those authors who affirm that King Numa was pupil to Pythagoras tell us that the first who gave name to his posterity was Mamercus, the son of Pythagoras, who for his grace and address in speaking, was called Aemilius."

Amulius and Aemilius correspond to the multi-generational silver-tongued Nestor son of Neleus in Greek myth, which have already been associated with Neby and Aanen of the 18th Dynasty and Khaemwaset-Sheshonq (V) and Ramses-Tefnakhte of the 19th Dynasty. (The Neleids, if you recall, were also a leading family of Athens in Greece.) Aanen might be a candidate as father of Ramses and Horemheb, however he was probably the full-brother of Tiye. This was the only type of incestual pairing that the ancients seem to consistently avoid. The identification of Aemilius as the son of Pythagoras is also very intriguing. This would associate Pythagoras with Khaemwaset or even Ramses II/Numa himself.

The Roman rival groups of Sabines and Latins associate with the division between the male lines of Neby (Reuben-Geb/Seb) and Thutmose IV/Nimlot (Judah-Horus the Elder). By the time of the so-called Trojan war these lines were quite blurred, as any prince of that time could claim connection to either in their pedigree.

David Shotter (p 9) notes, "Tarquinius Superbus' loping off of the tallest poppy-heads in a cornfield (Livy 1.54) recalls Herodotus' famous story about Periander, tyrant at Corinth, and his anti-aristocratic sentiments." If you recall from the previous analysis of Greek history, it was concluded that Periander was in fact one and the same as Taharqa. Periander (a.k.a. Peisistratos/Nicostratos) was held in greater esteem in Greece, although considered very much a tyrant there as he was in Italy.

Titus Tatius was considered a father-in-law of Numa. However, I think there is confusion/conflation between Sheshonq I (Aye) and Sheshonq III (Seti). Seti was the father of Ramses II/Numa, but likely also the father of his first wife Isnofret (mother of Khaemwaset). This melding of Sheshonqs may also explain the apparent missing history of Seti between Romulus (Ramses I) and Numa (Ramses II).

After the death of Romulus, the magnate Julius Proculus nominated himself as successor. It is the first mention of a "Julius" in Roman history. The succession of Seti I after the death Ramses I had been virulently contested by Nakhtmin/Pedubastet of the line of Aye and Thutmose IV (Perseus/Judah/Julius?). Nakhtmin, although defeated and killed by Seti, had already by that time become the true father of Osorkon III/Achaemenes, later adopted as the "eldest son" of Ramses II through Kamama Merymut/Nefertari. The next application of this name was to Ascanius son of Aeneas, that is Darius the Mede (usurper of the throne of Achaemenes). The Roman name of Darius/Osorkon V was Servius Tullius. Tullius is a transliteration of Darius. Servius derives from the "servant Osiris" (Libyan Osorkon), and did not designate him as a former slave.

One other loose end. Tarquin, after being evicted from Rome, appealed to one Lars Porsenna. This king may correspond to the brother of Taharqa, known in Nubia as Prince Har and Khaliut. His Libyan name was Nimlot (Roman Latinus), but he is better known as priest-king Menkheperre and in Mesopotamia as Sennacherib and Nabopolassar. Lars Porsenna would then be another name of Ancus Marcius/Publius Valerius/Latinus/Bonus, "Good". (Cf Bonus and one of the Greek names of this king, Boros).