Alba longa



a city of ancient Latium, SE of Rome: legendary birthplace of Romulus and Remus.
Historical Examples

The most memorable event in it is the destruction of Alba Longa.
A Smaller History of Rome William Smith and Eugene Lawrence

His first war was with the city of Alba Longa, the foster-parent of Rome.
Historic Tales, Volume 11 (of 15) Charles Morris

The reign of Procas, one of the fabulous kings of Alba Longa.
The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1 Alexander Pope

Faustina, Sr., standing on a relief of the arms of Alba Longa.
Rambles in Rome S. Russell Forbes

After thirty years he left Lavinium, and founded Alba Longa.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7 Various

He shall be Silvius, the child of thy old age, and shall reign over Alba Longa.
Half a Hundred Hero Tales Various

The kings mentioned in these two stanzas are the earliest mythical rulers of Alba Longa.
The Aeneid of Virgil Virgil

At the head of this league stood Alba Longa (the long white city).
The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States James Hamilton Lewis

Rome in an early period in her history overthrew Alba Longa and succeeded to her place at the head of the confederacy.
The Two Great Republics: Rome and the United States James Hamilton Lewis

On finding this out, they collected an army, with which they drove away Amulius, and brought their grandfather back to Alba Longa.
Young Folks’ History of Rome Charlotte Mary Yonge

noun
a city of ancient Latium, southeast of modern Rome: the legendary birthplace of Romulus and Remus

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