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Daily Life in Ancient Rome
Lesson Packby Marion Wadowski

Daily Life in Ancient Rome

You will find here five lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions in an excel format Glossary of keywords and concepts in an excel format Open questions...
Top 5 Roman Sites in Southern Spain
Articleby Carole Raddato

Top 5 Roman Sites in Southern Spain

Almost 700 years of continuous Roman occupation have left impressive traces in the Spanish landscape. Spain was then known as 'Hispania' and is now a fascinating location for the archaeological traveller. The Spanish provinces were...
The Architecture of Ancient Rome
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

The Architecture of Ancient Rome

Roman architecture was nothing if not eclectic. From ingenious underfloor heating to gravity-defying arches, the Romans added to the Classical repertoire such grandiose structures as the triumphal arch, basilica, amphitheatre, and city tower...
Roman Mosaic with Charioteers
Imageby Carole Raddato

Roman Mosaic with Charioteers

Mosaic depicting a charioteer and horse from each of the four circus factions (Red, White, Blue, and Green), 3rd century CE (Palazzo Massimo all Terme, Rome). Chariot-racing was the most popular sport in ancient Rome, and the Blues and Greens...
Mongol Circus
Imageby Metropolitan Museum of Art

Mongol Circus

This handscroll was created c. 1271 - 1644 CE in the style of Zhao Yong (1289 – c. after 1360 CE)by an unidentified Chinese artist. The scroll was created during either the Yuan Dynasty or the Ming Dynasty. Ink and color on silk. 27 x...
Daily Life in Ancient Rome
Quizby Marion Wadowski

Daily Life in Ancient Rome

Daily life ancient Rome villa insula domus atrium compluvium cubiculum culina impluvium lararium peristylium posticum tablinum taberna triclinium vestibulum paterfamilias materfamilias Circus Maximus factions amphitheater Colosseum baths...
Rome's Egyptian Heritage
Articleby Wanda Marcussen

Rome's Egyptian Heritage

The Eternal City of Rome is one of the places in the world with the most historical sites to visit. The list of ancient ruins, museums, churches, and other historical landmarks makes the city an Eldorado for anyone interested in history.Rome...
Ancient Chariot Race
Imageby Ubisoft Entertainment SA

Ancient Chariot Race

An artist's impression of a chariot race in an ancient hippodrome. (From the computer game Assassin's Creed Origins)
Victorious Roman Charioteer
Imageby Carole Raddato

Victorious Roman Charioteer

Mosaic depicting a victorious charioteer called Marcianus accompanied by the wish of victory NICHA (sic). Nika is a given name of Greek origin meaning "Victory" (latinized as Nica). Marcianus' lead horse is named as Inluminator and bears...
Constantinople
Definitionby Donald L. Wasson

Constantinople

Built in the seventh century BCE, the ancient city of Byzantium proved to be a valuable city for both the Greeks and Romans. Because it lay on the European side of the Strait of Bosporus, the Emperor Constantine understood its strategic importance...
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