latin geography and roman lifestyle

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latin geography and roman lifestyle
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geography, romance languages, roman calendar, clothing, names, meals and food
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  1. Pyrenees Mnts
    mnts in N Spain, S France
  2. Apls
    mnts N of Italy
  3. Italia
    boot shaped peninsula
  4. Apennine Mnts
    backbone of Italy
  5. Po River
    boundary of India today
  6. Tiber River
    • empties into Tyrrhenian Sea
    • river on Rome
  7. Ostia
    • city at mouth of Tiber R
    • port of Rome
  8. Pompeii
    city destroyed at erruption of volcano
  9. Brundisium
    • E coast of Italy
    • drop off travel point of Italy to Greece
    • ending point of Appian way
  10. Mt Vesuvius
    volcano that errupted
  11. Graecia
    province of Roman empire
  12. Athens
    university town
  13. Corinth
    trading city
  14. Sparta
    military or war city
  15. Delphi
    • city N of Athens
    • oracle
  16. Crete
    • island in Mediterranean S of Greece
    • home of banded civilization
  17. Troy
    • present day Turkey
    • E over to Asia Minor
  18. Carthage
    • N Africa
    • close to Sicily
  19. Aegean sea
    sea separating Greece and Asia minor
  20. Adriatic Sea
    sea separating Greece and Italy
  21. Mediterranean Sea
    • mare nostrum
    • center of roman empire
  22. Pillars of Hercules
    • straight of Gibralter
    • between Spain and N Africa
  23. Egypt
    province of Rome
  24. Alexandria
    • city on Mediterranean coast
    • variety of cultures and ethnicities
  25. Nile River
    river running through Egypt
  26. Africa
    part of N Africa
  27. Asia
    Asia Minor (present day Turkey)
  28. Gallia
    present day France
  29. Aegypta
    • Egypt
    • "breadbasket"
  30. Italian, French, Spanish, Portugese, Romanian
    romance languages
  31. kalends
    1st day of month
  32. nones
    5th / 7th day of month
  33. ides
    13th / 15th day of month
  34. toga
    • worn by roman male citizen
    • dyed white if running for office
  35. tunica
    • basic garment
    • worn with belt
    • both genders
  36. stola
    "dress" under shawl for women
  37. pallium/palla
    • shawl over clothing for warmth
    • both genders
  38. praenomen
    • 1st name
    • personal name
  39. nomen
    • 2nd name
    • name of clan
  40. cognomen
    • 3rd name
    • family name in clan
  41. cibum
    food
  42. cena
    dinner
  43. secunda mensa
    dessert
  44. aqua
    water
  45. vinum
    wine
  46. prandium
    lunch
  47. ientaculum
    breakfast
  48. mensa
    table

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