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  • 1. Today’s PlanListen to find out… YES – Remotes YES - Notes Agenda Items Haiku
  • 2. Today’s PlanListen to find out… YES – Remotes YES - Notes Agenda Items Haiku
  • 3. TalkingAbout Rome ©Christopher Craft
  • 4. Rome wasn’t built in a day…• Rome was founded by farmers – Roughly 3000 years ago – Tiber River – Seven hills
  • 5. Rome wasn’t built in a day…• How do we know about them? – Archaeology • Influences still today – Writings • Pliny the Younger
  • 6. Rome wasn’t built in a day…• Colosseum – Gladiatorial contests – Fights between wild animals • Lions • Hippos • Ostriches • Giraffes
  • 7. Rome wasn’t built in a day…• Colosseum – Gladiatorial contests – Man vs. Animal – Naval Battles • Flooded the floor with water from underground pipes
  • 8. Rome wasn’t built in a day…• Colosseum – Colossal! – Could hold 50,000 people!
  • 9. Rome wasn’t built in a day…• Circus Maximus – 1800 feet long – 600 feet wide – Chariot Races – Held 250,000 people!
  • 10. Rome wasn’t built in a day…• Theater of Marcellus – Actors wore masks – Audiences were loud! • Pantomimes – Held 12,000 people!
  • 11. Rome wasn’t built in a day…• Forum – Heart of business, life, government and religious activity – Street vendors and shops lined the streets, like the mall!