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April 21- Chapter 6 - Roman Drama Greek model drama based...

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Roman Drama Greek model: drama based on greek models; tragedies/comedies didactic: instructional; plays teaching you how to appreciate rom, be a good roman citizen, what it is to be a roman, etc. Roman Construction 50, 000: have at least 50,00 paved road all leading to rome bridges & tunnels: to increase the speed of their troops. Aqueducts: not the only ones in human history; 1 mile: descend 1 inch per mile Pont de Gard [pg. 153] 25 miles: originally 25 miles long. Brought fresh water. 40 million: would pump in about 40 million gallons of water a day to provide indoor plumbing. Tenements: built public housing. Control: not out of kindness but out of control; didn't want people roaming the streets. Pompei: 8 to 9 stories high. 1 room per family, each floor had 2 rooms with staircase going up through the middle. 1 room for storage, came together as a community on the roof. Model of Rome [ page 154] Circus Maximus: good track for events and chariot races.
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