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Flashcards in Stage 31 Culture Deck (25):
1

which modern day city comes close to the population density one would have seen in Rome -

Calcutta

2

about how msny times greater was the population density of Rome compared to NYC -

5x

3

list the seven hills

aventine
Palatine
Caelian
Esquiline
viminal
Quirinal
Capitoline

4

what was the name of Rome's port city -

ostia

5

what is the anme of the river which runs through Rome

tiber river

6

what god was worshipped on Tiber island

Aesculapus

7

which class of society lived in the Subura -

very poor

8

what class of society lived in the Esquiline

the rich

9

what events took place in the Circus Maximus -

chariot races

10

how did the poor and rich differ in their access to water in Rome -

rich houses connects to the supply
poor collected own water

11

what were the hazards and discomforts one could expect in Rome

fires
overcrowding

12

what did clients hope for from a patron

help / protection

13

what did a patron expect from clients in return -

various services

14

saltutatio -

morning call

15

what was the sportula -

little basket w/ food & money

16

what humiliation might a client have to undergo when invited to dinner

they dont get the best

17

who was the most important patron of all -

emperor

18

what was the class of society just below the emperor -

senators

19

what 3 ways could one become a member of this class -

son of senator
election
gift from emperor

20

name of the class below senators -

equities

21

how did equities differ from emperors -

couldnt achieve same political rights

22

what 2 items marked a person an equitites -

toga w/ narrow line
gold ring

23

who were the plebians

small businessmen

24

what kind of lives did plebians live

comfortable live

25

how did the way Rome developed differ from that of many other Roman towns?

grew up very unplanned