Flashcards in Ancient Rome Deck (27)
Story of Pompeii and Herculanuem
Pompeii and Herculaneum were very very wealthy cities in the south of Rome,
These two cities were built beside Mount Vesuvius, which was a volcano that had been quiet for 800 years.
In AD79, Vesuvius suddenly erupted.
Many people survived the first day.
Vesuvius erupted again on the second day.
Rocks and ashes covered the people.
These cities were then discovered in the late 1700s.
The wealthy Roman citizens.
The poor Roman citizens.
The Roman government.
A type of government where the citizens can choose their own government
The place where the Roman market was held.
A road going through the centre of the forum.
The Roman army was divided into legions, with 30 legions in total.
The back-up army was made up of conquered armies and friendly tribes.
A road lines with tombstones to get to Rome
The blocks of flat where the plebeians lived
Pictures and designs made from small pieces of glass
A hall open to the sky in villas
The art of public speaking
Handouts of bread from the government
A plain piece of Roman clothing.
A long woollen tunic that women wore after they got married.
A temple to all gods in Ancient Rome
A shrine which the families prayed to each day.
Underground graveyards where the dead were buried.
A large stadium where entertainment was held.
The hottest room in Roman baths which had a tub of very hot water
The cold room which had a pool filled with cold water.
An instrument the romans used to scrape dirt off in baths
The warm room in Roman baths in which the Romans would stay in to get used to the heat
A large amphitheatre in Rome where the gladiator fights and other entertainment was held