Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome, were suckled by a she-wolf who became the symbol of Rome. In Greek mythology, the wolf is associated with Apollo, the god of light, healing, and prophecy. Native Americans have always respected the wolf, and sometimes name themselves after them. They consider the wolf an emblem of strength, stamina, and stealth. In the Christian tradition, the wolf is associated with Satan and the lamb with Jesus. However, the wolf is also an emblem of St. Francis, who is reputed to have tamed a wolf called Gubbio. In the West, the wolf symbolizes greed, cruelty, and revenge. To dream of a wolf is a warning that someone will not be what he or she appears to be, and that the dreamer needs to take steps to avoid becoming a victim. If you overcome or defeat a wolf in a dream, it is a sign that you'll overcome anything that stands in the way of your goal. If a wolf bites you in your dream, it is a sign that someone is working against you. A howling wolf is a sign that someone close to you needs your help. A pack of wolves indicates a fear that someone is cheating you. Wolves can also symbolize our baser animal instincts. If you dream of an aggressive wolf, it is a sign of sexual repression. However, wolves also have a positive side, which is why people often choose them as their totem animal. Wolves can indicate a need to stay true to yourself, to remain focused on your goals, and to turn away from addictive or compulsive behaviors.