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  • Rome: great empire of ancient times, Famous city TodaY. Why did the Romans settle in the “Boot?”
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  • That’s a great story, one worthy of such a great civilization, but can it be true? What other reasons would convince the Romans to settle there?
  • What two land features appear in this map?
  • This is the Tiber River. What would it provide for early people?
  • Where is Rome?
  • Where is Rome?
  • Can you find other geographical features that would benefit the early Roman civilization?
  • What land feature is pictured in this satellite photo? What would it provide for the Romans?
  • What land feature is this? Why would this be helpful to the Romans?
  • What land feature is pictured here? Benefits?
  • Did the Romans make a good choice where to settle? List your reasons why:
    • Mediterranean Sea
    • Apennine Mountains
    • Alps
    • Seven hills
    • Tiber River
    • Sicily