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Title: Ancient Rome.


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Ancient Rome.
  • Dossier 2. contd.

2
Roman Culture.
  • Each province was led by a governor which was
    appointed by Rome.
  • Romans were influence by the countries they
    conquered.
  • conquered countries were influenced by the Romans
    also.

3
Language.
  • Latin became the international common language.
  • trade
  • trials
  • laws
  • official acts

4
Religion.
  • polytheist (more than 1 god)
  • made sacrifices to gain favour of the gods
  • would integrate foreign gods into their religion.
  • Athena
  • Mithras
  • Isis

5
Pantheon
  • Temple built for the 12 planetary gods
  • Built by the Emperor Hadrian (118-126 AD)
  • Opens up onto a rotunda and lighted by an Oculus
    in the centre of the dome
  • Still used today as a Church.

6
  • Poor peasants were still Romans and could vote so
    the Emperor needed them on his side. To be
    popular he provided food and entertainment.
    (bread and circuses)

7
Roman Bathhouses. (Thermae)
  • public baths supplied by the aqueducts.
  • popular form of entertainment
  • featured libraries, gyms, gardens, and shops
  • were decorated with mosaics.

8
Baths of Caracalla.
  • could hold 1,600 bathers
  • 25 ha

9
Roman Coliseum.
  • Amphitheatre
  • holds 50 000 people
  • completed in 80 AD
  • gladiators and animal fights as well as
    executions took place here.
  • 50 Ms high facade.

10
Naumachia
  • Ancient Romans would recreate historical and
    current Naval battles in specially designed
    stadiums and in waterproofed amphitheatres.

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  • Naumachia
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