Romulus was the brother of Remus. They were thrown into the river andlanded where the fig tree Rumina is now located, which people say was called the tree of Romulus. http://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/museum/ndi/twinmyths.html#West%20African Speaking of lunar images in heraldry, the hundred senators of Romulus wore a C-shaped half-moon on their shoes as an indication "that they trampled under foot as vain and worldly everything under the moon," or simply to distinguish themselves as senators. http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/3246