Villanovan: "Villanovans" is the general name given to Iron Age inhabitants of Central and Northern Italy; they can be considered early Etruscans (spanning 1000-700BCE), but are generally thought of as a different people. They lived in simple huts, but we
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Pozzo and Ziro Tomb, Villanovan - Archaic I and II 1000-675 B.C.
These impasto-ware urns are biconical and contained the ashes of the dead.
Etruscan Hut Urn (Villanovan), Tarquinia, 9th century BCE, Terracotta- Archaic I
Timeline 1000 BCE- 330 CE
1000-750 BCE Archaic I
Urnfield cultures ca. 1000 BCE Villanovans are thriving during this period Cremation was popular: Pozzo and Ziro Tombs Phonecians and Queen Dido arrive in Carthage around 814 BCE.
Art and Architect
This is the general name for Iron Age inhabitants of central and northern Italy (approx 1000-700BCE). They are the forerunners of the Etruscan people. They lived in simple huts but were skilled metal workers. Originally a
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The Mute Stones Speak Chapter 4 Decumanus and cardo AD 1938 - Decumanus is an east-west street in the grid layout of Roman towns. - Cardo is a north-south street. - In 1938, Guido Calza excavated the decumanus and cardo around Ostias Imperial
One of Sulla's commanders Became known in antiquity as the richest man in Rome. Argued that one could not be considered wealthy unless one could maintain an army at personal expense. Had many slaves Amassed a large amount of propert
Battle of Actium
shared the rule of Rome as "triumvir". In 31 BCE, after a quarrel between the two, Mark Antony and Cleopatra sent out a naval fleet which was quickly destroyed by Octavian (the Battle of Actium), who emerged the ruler of the Roman world.
CLAS340B Final Exam Essay Tips Essays need to be written in essay format (i.e. intro, body and conclusion), not as a list of bullet points. Essays should contain 10 relevant, important, and specific facts. There are 6 possible essay questions and you
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Battle of Actium
After Caesar was assassinated in 44 BCE, there was a long struggle for power. Octavian and Mark Antony had previously shared the rule of Rome as "triumvir". In 31 BCE, after a quarrel between the two, Mark Antony and Cleopat
AD 80 Colosseum - AKA the Flavian Amphitheater built by Vespasian and Titus. - A Roman amphitheater that was built over Neros lake and gardens. - Naval battles (initially), executions, and gladiatorial combat took place there.
Amphitheater vs. Theater
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Of Spanish heritage Ruled after Trajan, from 117-138 The Pantheon was built during his reign Excellent administrator Popularized beards!
Hadrian's Villa at Tivoli
Built ca. 125 Consists of a series of individual structures Use of segm
A. The Geography of Italy
1. The Apennine Mountains- Gran Sasso 9700 feet high 2. The Tyrrhenian and Adriatic Seas 3. The problem of harbors in the east 4. Proximity to Africa and Sicily and Greece 5. The P
Cerveteri- city state North of Rome (friendly with Romans) A. Agylla- 30,000 in the sixth century B.C. Used very large tombs 3 different harbors Cerveteri is Necropolis- city of the dead Tombs in the streets 675 B
List of Roman Emperors
Here's a list of the Roman emperors from Augustus through Constantine. There were several after Constantine, but we didn't talk about them. You don't have to know the ones we didn't talk about. They're just there for the timeli