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Caesar Augustus was...
Actually name Octavian, the first emperor of Rome.
Pontius Pilate was...
the Roman governor at the time of Christ's crucifixion.
an emperor who thought of himself as a talented actor;accused of arson.
an insane emperor (horse = senator)
the ruling emperor at the time of Christ's crucifixion.
The Coliseum was...
the vast amiphitheatre where gladiators and animals fought to death.
The Forum was...
an area of magnificent buildings used for government, trade, and religion.
The Circus Maximus was...
a grand chariot race stadium seating approximately 250 000 people
In __________ Constantine makes Christianity the official religion of Rome.
In __________ Julius Caesar dies.
In __________ Jerusalem temple is destroyed by Roman legions under Titus.
In __________ Christ is crucified, only to ressurect three days later.
In the baths you'd see or hear what?
- -undecient people
Why was the danger of having a house fire so high?
- -buildings were close to each other
- -flammable materials
- -lack of modern water system
- -open fires
- -arsonist emperors
List the eating preferences of wealthy Romans.
- -flamingo tongues
- -peacock brains
- -duck tongues
- -sow's udder
- -goat loin
List the eating preferences of poor Romans.
List the eating preferences of both wealthy and poor Romans.
List activities someone could expect on Rome's streets.
- -waste disposal
- -heavy human traffic
List opportunities for women in Rome.
- Wore make-up, jewlery
- -available occupations: priestesses, hairdressers
Identify one critical disadvantage for women in Rome.
-not citizens = no voting, little / no schooling
List the life of slaves in Rome.
- -wore metal collars
- -were branded
- -beaten, killed for no reason
- -miners lived only til' 21
- -dirty jobs
What benefits did the size of the empire afford citizens of Rome?
- -collection of taxes, throughout empire
- -many trading partners
- -access to exotic goods
- -freedom of travel across the world