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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 13: A City in Closeup: Pompeii Main Questions How does Pompeii function as a complete city? How do all the parts come together? What does Pompeii tell us about life in a colony or smaller town in the Roman Empire? Important Dates 6 th c. BCE: founded as indigenous town 310 BCE: conquered by Romans 80 BCE: Sulla settles veterans in Pompeii 62 CE: major earthquake damages the town 79 CE: buried in ash fallout from Mt. Vesuvius. Most people (but not all) get away. Town is abandoned. Pompeii Latin Colony 310 BCE; refounded 80 BCE = Rome City Layout Development of Pompeii Stage 1 (Red; 6 th c.): City center Stage 2 (Green; 6 th c.): Domestic Area = unexcavated Stage 3 (yellow): end of 4 th c. BCE Stage 4 (dark blue): end of 4 th c. BCE Section of Pompeiis city plan in the older part of town Reconstruction of a Pompeii street Pompeii Street Pompeii Street with shops The Forum (79 CE) Plan of Pompeii in 79 CE Forum (end of 2 nd c. BCE) Forum (79 CE) Forum (79 CE) Capitolium (c. 80 BCE) Capitolium (c. 80 BCE) Forum (79 CE) Temple of Apollo (c. 2 nd c. BCE) Forum (79 CE) Macellum (2 nd c. BCE) Model of Macellum ruins Forum (79 CE) Latrine Forum (79 CE) Measuring Station Forum (79 CE) Basilica (2 nd c. BCE) View inside Basilica (tribunal at rear) Forum (79 CE) Civic buildings including curia (?) Forum (79 CE) Comitium? Forum (79 CE) Honorific Monuments South end of Forum (Republican statue bases in red) South end of Forum (Imperial statue bases in blue) Forum (79 CE) Temple of the Gods of the City (1 st c. CE) Forum (79 CE) Temple of the Divine Vespasian ? (1 st c. CE) Forum (79 CE) Eumachia Building / Weavers Market? (1 st c. CE) Entrance to Eumachia Building Eumachia Portrait Statue Entertainment Buildings Plan of Pompeii in 79 CE Pompeii, Plan and aerial view of the quarter of the Theater and Odeon Plan of the Theater Complex Plan of the Theater Complex Main Theater (built 2 nd c. BCE as Greek style theater; remodeled c. 70 BCE as Roman type theater) Main Theater in 79 CE Reconstruction of an honorary chair for lower rows of theater...
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2008 for the course CLAR 120 taught by Professor Haggis during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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