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Love, Sex, & Marriage in Ancient Rome
Articleby Joshua J. Mark

Love, Sex, & Marriage in Ancient Rome

Love, sex, and marriage in ancient Rome were defined by the patriarchy. The head of the household was the father (the pater familias) who had complete control over the lives of his wife, children, and slaves. This paradigm was justified...
Ancient Rome Government and Society
Lesson Packby Marion Wadowski

Ancient Rome Government and Society

We have prepared five lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys to introduce government and social structure in Ancient Rome to your students. You will need minimal preparation to just roll with it in your...
Ancient Rome's Legacy
Lessonby Marion Wadowski

Ancient Rome's Legacy

This pack includes a 5-minute podcast describing Rome's major legacies and a 3-2-1 worksheet to start a constructed classroom discussion. The transcript and answer keys are all included.A one-page discussion sheet has been included too. You...
Roman Election Process - Video & Questions
Worksheet/Activityby Marion Wadowski

Roman Election Process - Video & Questions

This activity has been designed to fit a 20-minute slot for your class and is suitable for both online and classroom teaching, as well as homeschooling. Students have to complete a pyramid chart, based on a video. It is part of our...
Roman Elections - Video & Chart
Worksheet/Activityby Marion Wadowski

Roman Elections - Video & Chart

This activity has been designed to fit a 20-minute slot for your class. Students have to complete a pyramid chart, based on a video. It is part of our Ancient Rome Society and Government pack where you can find: Complete lesson plans...
Government in Ancient Rome
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

Government in Ancient Rome

Roman government revolved around the Roman Senate with its body of aristocratic citizens who distinguished themselves from everyone else with their titles, purple-striped togas, senatorial rings and even special shoes. Senators held the key...
Hammurabi
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Hammurabi

Hammurabi (r. 1792-1750 BCE) was the sixth king of the Amorite First Dynasty of Babylon best known for his famous law code which served as the model for others, including the Mosaic Law of the Bible. He was the first ruler able to successfully...
Law Code of King Ur-Nammu
Imageby Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Law Code of King Ur-Nammu

This law code is considered the oldest known law code surviving today. Many terracotta tablets of this law code have been excavated at several archaeological sites in Mesopotamia. This tablet was found at Nippur (modern Nuffar, Al-Qadisiyah...
Law of Anastasius I Dicorus
Imageby Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Law of Anastasius I Dicorus

Marble slab inscribed in Greek. This is the law of the Byzantine Emperor Anastasius I Dicorus (reigned 491-518 CE), regulating the passage through Dardanelles customs. Byzantine Period, 6th century CE. From Abydos, Çanakkale, in modern-day...
Ten Commandments
Definitionby Rebecca Denova

Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments introduce the legislation received by Moses on Mt. Sinai after the Israelites escaped from Egypt (as related in the biblical book of Exodus). The "ten commandments" is often used as shorthand for the basic rules that...