Asked in Greek and Roman Mythologies, Roman Empire
How does Aeneas relate to Roman history?
Aeneas is the hero of Rome's epic poem about the founding of the city and the Roman people. He is the leader of a group of refugees from the doomed city of Troy and he is the model of Roman valor. ...
Asked in Ancient History, Roman Empire
Were do Romans think their ancestry began?
If they thought about their history at all, they thought their ancestors were refugees from Troy. In addition, they claimed the actual founding of the city of Rome was by the twins, Romulus and Remus. In Roman myth, the city of Rome was founded by descendants of the refugees from Troy. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
Who looks after the refugees?
Who looks after refugees depends in part on which country the refugees are located in. Often the local government provides at least some services for refugees. Organizations such as the International Red Cross also work to feed and care for refugees. ...
Asked in Holocaust, Human Rights
Why do some countries deny refugees access to their territories?
Most refugees are poor and some are desitute. Politicians fear: That refugees will need public assistance ... That refugees may be perceived as cheap labour ...
How many refugees are there in the Arab world?
There are at least 3 million Palestinian refugees in the Middle East, along with about 2-3 million Syrian refugees and 2-3 million Iraqi refugees. This does not even count smaller groups of refugees or internally displaced persons. ...