Flashcards in Stages 17 & 18 Culture Deck (19):
What is glass made from?
Sand, plant ash or natron and lime
What is the color of natural glass?
Green to bluish green
What property was discovered about glass?
Excellent refractor of light
What building profited from glass windows?
First three ruling groups before romans?
Egyptians, persians, greeks
Five items imported from rome to egypt
Papyrus, gold, marble, granite, grain
Three gods worshipped in rome
Serapis, isis, osiris
What family ruled Alexandria after alexander and for how long
Ptolemy, next 300 years
Who was last in the ptolemaic line?
When did Egypt become a roman province?
What was the main street in alexandria?
How wide was this street?
What was the area that contained temples, administrative offices, and gardens
The royal quarter
What was the caesareum?
A shrine begun by cleopatra
What was the caesareum intended to honor?
Who dedicated it to himself?
What six nationalities in alexandria?
Egyptians, jews, romans, africans, indians and the greeks
What group was most powerful?