Hon 110 Notes 3 7 11

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Hon 110 Notes Kate Winthrol 3 7 11 Roman History Rise to power took centuries Rome started as tiny insignificant place Rome’s growth became most outstanding story of power – land, territory, population Scrappy people and ended up making almost greatest civilization Rome had the best connections of diverse people Unity for centuries Success – conquer and incorporate people (key point) Environment – Italy like tropical climate, Mediterranean Growing things a lot easier, kinder climate than Greece climate Location is important, center of Italy 753 Rome Founded (mystical beginnings) Romulus and Ramos founded God of War (Mars – Ares)
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Children of Ares She wolf nursed them when infants Fighting for power, Romulus killed Ramos Decay for long time, and chaos Not enough of women, Romulus founds citizens Not enough of women Get women from Sabine, neighboring tribe Invite to big banquet in Rome, and Romans later come in and take away all the women When sabines are drunk Women get between quit fighting, Romulus joined two societies together Absorbing people outside of community (this is mythical beginning) Etruscans much more sophisticated and loosed alliance of cities Not know much about Etruscans Entire necropolis found, a bunch of tombs, city of the dead Underground, elaborate tombs Decorated cemetery look like banquet halls
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Language can’t decipher, so not know too much about them Very good trader, and metal workers Introduced grape to Italy Agriculture Etruscans adapted to the things that appealed to them Pick up things they like World great borrower Supposedly Etruscans very permissive, women had lot much rights Greeks traded with Etruscans Shocked that Etruscans laid with women and with them Rome known for Architecture – arch, their architecture lasts, concrete Coliseum, Roads and Aqueducts – Build more roads than any others, built roads everywhere they go Roads used for military purposes, move soldiers quick and fast Greece – no roads Aqueducts – running water, water always go downhill, everywhere they go built aqueducts Gentle curve downward
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World’s greatest engineer Military – legion (5000 men) 500 men elite
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