BC: All Roads Lead To Rome, So Come Visit Us Today!
FC: Rome: It's A Whole Lotta Fun!
1: Table of Contents 1) Benefits of Roman Geography and Roman Expansion 2) Ancient Roman Government 3) The Era of Pax Romana 4) Daily Life in Rome 5)Roman Architecture 6) Rise of Christianity 7) Roman Advances 8) Science 9) Literature 10)Language
2: Long Coastline! | Excellent Trade!
3: -Very Strong Central Government -Emperor was in Charge -Laws are Written Down -Keep Population Under Control -Flexible Rules -Everyone is Roman!
4: -Peace -Common Currency -Excellent Roads/Bridges (6,000 Miles of Paved Highway) -Army Kept Empire Together -Outsiders can be in the Roman Army -Everyone Works Together -Strong Central Government -Made New Laws -Romans Developed Culture
5: -The Rich Had 2 Homes (City and Country) -Running Water -Dinner Parties -More Food at Parties (The More You Ate, The More Polite You Were) -Baths -Helped Out Poor -Created Jobs -Free Grain -Majority of People Were Poor -Farmers -Lived in Apartments -No Kitchens
6: Domes, Roads, Pillars, Arches, Bridges
7: -From Judaism -Jesus Brought Christianity -Romans Didn't Want Christianity
8: -Controlled All of Italy -Received Sicily -Made Carthage Concede it's Navy And Colonies in Spain -Became Supreme Power in All of the Mediterranean
9: -Galen: Medical Knowledge -Aqueducts | -Ptolemy: Astronomy
10: -Virgil: Epic Poem -Horace: Odes, Satires, and Epistles - Ovid: Love Lyrics -Tacitus: Roman Historians
11: -Learned Alphabet from Etruscans -J, W, Y Were Added Later -Church Services Were in Latin