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Romans founded their 1st colony in late 4th Century BC at Ostia; they laid out new town using a....
kind of grid plan that has been used earlier for Etruscan and Greek cities alike
walled settlement with four gates at cardinal points
most famous Roman city
Italian tribes that were the first to settle at Pompeii
they expanded original settlement and gave monumental shape to city center and were responsible for erecting the Temple of Jupiter
lies in the southwest corner of expanded Roman city; city’s main temple
standard Republican type
occupied the entire insula and had separate entrances and bathing facilities
used on occasion as a place of assembly and voting, its main purpose was to provide a locale for staging of plays
“double theater”, resemble two Greek theaters, series of shallow concrete barrel vaults forms a giant retaining wall that supports the earthen mound and stone seats
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