Aventinus of Alba Longa

Aventinus Silvius is in Roman mythology, a descendant of Aeneas and twelfth king of Alba Longa.

Its predecessor was Romulus Silvius. He ruled for 37 years. Taking the reigns given by Dionysius of Halicarnassus with a back calculation from the traditional year of the founding of Rome is based, this corresponds to the years 856-819 BC According to him, the Aventinische hill said to be named in Rome. He was succeeded by Proca.


  • Livy Ab urbe condita 1.3
  • Ovid Metamorphoses 14, 609-621. Fasti 4 Praefatio
  • Dionysius of Halicarnassus Antiquitates Romanae 1.71