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Rome-Italy
Rome
 Rome is the Capital of Italy
 Founded: 753 b.c.;
 Unified: 1870
 Which is known, as "Roma" this name is
believed...
Population
 About 96 percent of the population of Italy
is Italian, though there are many other
ethnicities that live in ...
LANGUAGES
 The official language of the country is
Italian.
 Italian (official) 94%; Sardinian, Ladino,
Friaul, German, ...
Religion
 The major religion in Italy is Roman
Catholicism.
 90% describes themselves as Catholics
 And the other 10% i...
Education
 Raised their children at
home
 Upper-class children:
expected to learn and
read
 Father was chief figure in
...
 Education in Italy is compulsory from 6 to 16 years
of age and is divided into five stages:
 kindergarten (scuola dell'...
Family
 The family is the backbone of Italian society.
 Officially, the father is the authority figure in the
family, al...
Food
 Italy's national food is pasta.
Food
 Pizza
Food
 Drinks
 Italy is also the world's largest wine
producer.
Food
 Drinks
 Espresso-a very strong coffee drink, is popular
throughout Italy.
Culture and Heritage
Culture and Heritage
Roman Arts and Literature
The Romans spread Greco-Roman
Arts and Culture throughout the Empire
Roman Arts
 Developed a taste for Greek statues
Sculpture
 Sculptures produced more realistic works.
Paintings
 Painters painted portraits and landscapes on walls
of villas.
Literature
 Drama was the start of Roman
Literature and encompassed
Comedies and Tragedies.
 Livius Andronicus
 Gnaeus ...
Literature
 Virgil was the most distinguished poet of age.
 Aeneid
 Horace- another prominent poet who wrote Satires
 ...
Famous Citizens
 Francisco Accorso Accursius
 Saint Ambrose (340–397)
 Augustus Caesar
 Dante (1265–1321)
 Michelange...
THE LEGENDARY
STORY OF REMUS
AND ROMULUS
Author
Virgil
 Is traditionally ranked as one of Rome's greatest poets.
 His Aeneid has been considered the national epi...
Text
 The myth of Aeneas, Greek in origin, had to be
reconciled with the Italian myth of Romulus and
Remus, who, taken as...
Brief Summary
 Romulus and Remus were twin brothers who were
rescued by a she-wolf after being abandoned on the
banks of ...
Setting
 The setting of the story is in the kingdom of Rome.
Characters
 Romulus – twin brother of Remus.
 Remus – twin brother of Romulus.
 Mars – God of war. Father of the twin b...
PLOT
There were twin
brothers called
Romulus and Remus,
whose father was
Mars and whose
mother was Rhea
Silvia.
Amulius was angry
when Romulus and
Remus were born. He
stole the twin
brothers, and threw
them in the river.
Romulus and Remus
killed Amulius.
Remus jumped over
Romulus’ wall and
made fun of how
small his city was.
Romulus killed
Remus.
Theme
 A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves
you a hundred moments of regret.
Impact to their Society
 The Romans believed their great city was founded
in violence, blood, and victory. That tale is t...
Grazie ed abbia un buon
giorno!
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Creation of Rome. Remus and Romulos

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Creation of Rome. Remus and Romulos

  1. 1. Rome-Italy
  2. 2. Rome  Rome is the Capital of Italy  Founded: 753 b.c.;  Unified: 1870  Which is known, as "Roma" this name is believed that have come from the city's founder and first king Romulus.  From the Greek word ῤώμη (rhōmē), which means strength.  Roman culture is a combination of “Romans and Greeks cultures.”
  3. 3. Population  About 96 percent of the population of Italy is Italian, though there are many other ethnicities that live in this country.  Ethnic Composition: Italian; German, French, Slovenes, Albanian-Italians, Greek-Italian
  4. 4. LANGUAGES  The official language of the country is Italian.  Italian (official) 94%; Sardinian, Ladino, Friaul, German, French, Sloven
  5. 5. Religion  The major religion in Italy is Roman Catholicism.  90% describes themselves as Catholics  And the other 10% is composed of Protestant, Jewish and a growing Muslim immigrant community.
  6. 6. Education  Raised their children at home  Upper-class children: expected to learn and read  Father was chief figure in providing education  Decided whether to teach them, hire a teacher, or send to school  Teachers were often Greek slaves
  7. 7.  Education in Italy is compulsory from 6 to 16 years of age and is divided into five stages:  kindergarten (scuola dell'infanzia)  primary school (scuola primaria or scuola elementare), lower secondary school  (scuola secondaria di primo grado or scuola media)  upper secondary school (scuola secondaria di secondo grado,scuola superiore or liceo)  university (università).
  8. 8. Family  The family is the backbone of Italian society.  Officially, the father is the authority figure in the family, although mothers have great power.  Many aspects of Italian family life have been influenced by the Catholic Church,
  9. 9. Food  Italy's national food is pasta.
  10. 10. Food  Pizza
  11. 11. Food  Drinks  Italy is also the world's largest wine producer.
  12. 12. Food  Drinks  Espresso-a very strong coffee drink, is popular throughout Italy.
  13. 13. Culture and Heritage
  14. 14. Culture and Heritage
  15. 15. Roman Arts and Literature The Romans spread Greco-Roman Arts and Culture throughout the Empire
  16. 16. Roman Arts  Developed a taste for Greek statues
  17. 17. Sculpture  Sculptures produced more realistic works.
  18. 18. Paintings  Painters painted portraits and landscapes on walls of villas.
  19. 19. Literature  Drama was the start of Roman Literature and encompassed Comedies and Tragedies.  Livius Andronicus  Gnaeus Naevius  Quintus Ennius  Prose, the Annals  Marcus Tullius Cicero  Julius Caesar
  20. 20. Literature  Virgil was the most distinguished poet of age.  Aeneid  Horace- another prominent poet who wrote Satires  Livy wrote prose and was famous for his 142 books including History of Rome.
  21. 21. Famous Citizens  Francisco Accorso Accursius  Saint Ambrose (340–397)  Augustus Caesar  Dante (1265–1321)  Michelangelo Buonarroti  Giuseppe Verdi
  22. 22. THE LEGENDARY STORY OF REMUS AND ROMULUS
  23. 23. Author Virgil  Is traditionally ranked as one of Rome's greatest poets.  His Aeneid has been considered the national epic of ancient Rome from the time of its composition to the present day.  Virgil's work has had wide and deep influence on Western literature, most notably Dante's Divine Comedy, in which Virgil appears as Dante's guide through hell and purgatory.
  24. 24. Text  The myth of Aeneas, Greek in origin, had to be reconciled with the Italian myth of Romulus and Remus, who, taken as historical figures, would have been born around 771 BC.
  25. 25. Brief Summary  Romulus and Remus were twin brothers who were rescued by a she-wolf after being abandoned on the banks of the Tiber River on the orders of a wicked king, Amulius. Years later, Romulus killed his brother Remus during an argument, and went on to found the city of Rome.
  26. 26. Setting  The setting of the story is in the kingdom of Rome.
  27. 27. Characters  Romulus – twin brother of Remus.  Remus – twin brother of Romulus.  Mars – God of war. Father of the twin brothers.  Rhea Silvia – mother of the twin brothers.  Nimitor – King of Alba Longa.  Amulius – brother of Nimitor and the protagonist in the story. Has a flat character in the story.
  28. 28. PLOT
  29. 29. There were twin brothers called Romulus and Remus, whose father was Mars and whose mother was Rhea Silvia.
  30. 30. Amulius was angry when Romulus and Remus were born. He stole the twin brothers, and threw them in the river.
  31. 31. Romulus and Remus killed Amulius.
  32. 32. Remus jumped over Romulus’ wall and made fun of how small his city was.
  33. 33. Romulus killed Remus.
  34. 34. Theme  A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves you a hundred moments of regret.
  35. 35. Impact to their Society  The Romans believed their great city was founded in violence, blood, and victory. That tale is told in the story of Romulus and Remus.  Basically it gave the Romans a reason to believe they were better than everyone else.
  36. 36. Grazie ed abbia un buon giorno!

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