AncientRomeSummary - By: Susan M. Pojer By: Horace Greeley...

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Unformatted text preview: By: Susan M. Pojer By: Horace Greeley H.S. Chappaqua, NY The Geography of Rome The Geography of Rome Italy in 750 BCE Italy in 750 BCE Influence of the Etruscans Influence of the Etruscans Writing Religion The Arch The Mythical Founding of The Mythical Founding of Rome: Romulus & Remus Republican Government Republican Government 2 Consuls (Rulers of Rome) Senate (Representative body for patricians) Tribal Assembly (Representative body for plebeians) The Twelve Tables, 450 BCE The Twelve Tables, 450 BCE Providing political and social rights for the plebeians. The Roman Forum The Roman Forum Rome’s Early Road System Rome’s Early Road System Roman Roads: Roman Roads: The Appian Way Roman Aqueducts Roman Aqueducts The Roman Colosseum The Roman The Colosseum Interior The Colosseum Interior Circus Maximus Circus Maximus Carthaginian Empire Carthaginian Empire Hannibal’s Route Hannibal’s Route Reform Leaders Reform Leaders Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus • the poor should be given grain and small plots of free land. Military Reformer Gaius Marius • recruited an army from the poor and homeless. • professional standing army. Civil War & Dictators Julius Caesar Pompey Pompey Crossing the Rubicon, 49 BC Crossing the Rubicon, The Die is Cast! The First Triumvirate The First Triumvirate Julius Caesar Marcus Licinius Crassus Gaius Magnus Pompey Beware the Ides of March! Beware the Ides of March! 44 BCE The Second Triumvirate The Second Triumvirate Octavian Augustus Marc Antony Marcus Lepidus Octavian Augustus: Octavian Augustus: Rome’s First Emperor The First Roman Dynasty The First Roman Dynasty Pax Romana: 27 BCE – 180 CE Pax Romana The Greatest Extent of the The Greatest Extent of the Roman Empire – 14 CE The Rise of Christianity The Rise of Christianity St. Paul: St. Paul: Apostle to the Gentiles The Spread of Christianity The Spread of Christianity Imperial Roman Road System Imperial Roman Road System The Empire in Crisis: 3c The Empire in Crisis: 3c Diocletian Splits the Diocletian Splits the Empire in Two: 294 CE Constantine: 312 ­ 337 Constantine: 312 ­ 337 Constantinople: “The 2nd Rome” Constantinople: “The 2 (Founded in 330) Barbarian Invasions: 4c­5c Barbarian Invasions: 4c­5c Attila the Hun: Attila the Hun: “The Scourge of God” Byzantium: Byzantium: The Eastern Roman Empire The Byzantine Empire The Byzantine Empire During the Reign of Justinian The Byzantine Emperor The Byzantine Emperor Justinian The Legacy of Rome The Legacy of Rome Republic Government Roman Law Latin Language Roman Catholic Church City Planning Romanesque Architectural Style Roman Engineering • Aqueducts • Sewage systems • Dams • Cement • Arch ...
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