The Destruction of Pompeii © 2006 Mr. Craft’s Class and  CrossRoads Middle School
 
 
 
Life in Pompeii <ul><li>Harbor town </li></ul><ul><li>Center for import and export for six hundred years </li></ul><ul><li...
Life in Pompeii <ul><li>Pompeii streets lined with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taverns </li></ul...
Life in Pompeii <ul><li>The good and the bad </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of money for local economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
Life in Pompeii <ul><li>Paintings of gods and goddesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Venus is patron goddess of Pompeii </li></ul...
Life in Pompeii <ul><li>Main commercial center was the…? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Center of… </l...
Life in Pompeii <ul><li>Bars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No seating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sold hot drinks </li></ul></ul><u...
Let’s take a bath <ul><li>Three public bath houses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forum baths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stabian ba...
Let’s take a bath <ul><li>Bath houses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose your temperature! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impressive...
Let’s take in a show <ul><li>Two theatres </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large theatre – no roof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~50...
Let’s take in a show <ul><li>Amphitheatre </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~20,000 people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gladiator contes...
Mountain of Fire <ul><li>Vesuvius sits ~ 6 miles from the center of Pompeii </li></ul><ul><li>Destroyed all of Pompeii </l...
Mountain of Fire <ul><li>Pliny the younger </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ enveloped in night, only the shrill cries of women, the...
Mountain of Fire <ul><li>Pompeii covered in ash up to 21 feet deep (7 meters) </li></ul><ul><li>Many people died because o...
 
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  1. 1. The Destruction of Pompeii © 2006 Mr. Craft’s Class and CrossRoads Middle School
  2. 5. Life in Pompeii <ul><li>Harbor town </li></ul><ul><li>Center for import and export for six hundred years </li></ul><ul><li>Influence of traders </li></ul>
  3. 6. Life in Pompeii <ul><li>Pompeii streets lined with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bars </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taverns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>shops </li></ul></ul>
  4. 7. Life in Pompeii <ul><li>The good and the bad </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of money for local economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lots of people who want the money </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>chambermaids </li></ul></ul>
  5. 8. Life in Pompeii <ul><li>Paintings of gods and goddesses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Venus is patron goddess of Pompeii </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shops and workshops operated by slaves and owned by free men. </li></ul>
  6. 9. Life in Pompeii <ul><li>Main commercial center was the…? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Center of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>law </li></ul></ul>
  7. 10. Life in Pompeii <ul><li>Bars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No seating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sold hot drinks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Folks wrote on the walls while they drank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest rooms above </li></ul></ul>
  8. 11. Let’s take a bath <ul><li>Three public bath houses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Forum baths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stabian baths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Central baths </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bath houses served as places to bathe, swim, or exercise </li></ul>
  9. 12. Let’s take a bath <ul><li>Bath houses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose your temperature! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Impressive system to heat the water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>hypocaust </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Series of boilers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operated by servants </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 13. Let’s take in a show <ul><li>Two theatres </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Large theatre – no roof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~5000 people </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small theatre – enclosed roof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>~1200 people </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 14. Let’s take in a show <ul><li>Amphitheatre </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~20,000 people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gladiator contests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Riot in 59 A.D. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 15. Mountain of Fire <ul><li>Vesuvius sits ~ 6 miles from the center of Pompeii </li></ul><ul><li>Destroyed all of Pompeii </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Herculaneum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stabiae </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ash traveled 1000 km </li></ul>
  13. 16. Mountain of Fire <ul><li>Pliny the younger </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ enveloped in night, only the shrill cries of women, the wailing of children, the shouting of men could be heard”. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 17. Mountain of Fire <ul><li>Pompeii covered in ash up to 21 feet deep (7 meters) </li></ul><ul><li>Many people died because of the poisonous sulfur gasses </li></ul><ul><li>Excavations continue still today! </li></ul><ul><li>That’s it! </li></ul>

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