Flashcards in Pompeii - town plan and development Deck (25):
What was it originally?
A greek settlement
How close was it to Rome?
A fair distance
What does it reveal a mix of in terms of planning?
Formal planning and periods of less orderly planning
When was development cut off dramatically?
Why was development cut off dramatically in 79 AD?
Geographical issues (terrain)
Where did development initially spread from the early greek settlement?
What was the city surrounded by?
Defensive walls featuring seven gates
When had the town reached its final size?
3rd century BC
Where were the commercial developments?
What did the forum remain?
Focal point of the town for commercial and religious practises
Two political buildings?
Cura and the forum
Two religious buildings?
Capitolium and temple of Apollo
Why was there a gradual growth in 81 BC?
Where was water originally drew?
Wells or local rivers
What was the name of the local river?
When was the aqueduct introduced?
What was the name of the aqueduct?
What happened to the sewage of Pompeii?
Went down the streets
Where did the leisure development tend to be?
Western (original part of the town)
Where were 3 sets of baths put?
Where the theatres had always been.
What had Pompeii always had in terms of entertainment, even from the early days?
When was the Temple of Apollo built?
2nd century BC
After being annexed by the Roman Republic; what infrastructure development did Pompeii get?
Amphitheatre, palaestra, central natatorium, aqueduct, 25 street fountains, 4 public baths; domus;