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Pompeii

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A slideshow that a group of extension students created about Pompeii after their trip to the Te Papa Pompeii display.

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Pompeii

  1. 1. Pompeii<br />By Keller, Robert, Anna, Helen, <br />Olivia and Christina<br />
  2. 2. Patricians <br />The father was the owner of his wife, children and slaves.<br />The father was the leader of the family.<br />The families were grouped into clans or “gens” which would have a common ancestor.<br />
  3. 3. Gladiators<br />Anybody can become a gladiator.<br />Prisoners could chose between slavery or to become a gladiator.<br />Gladiators get special training from special trainers for special fights.<br />
  4. 4. Plebeians (Plebs) <br />Plebeians were the people who worked for the patricians. <br />Plebeians lived in 3 or 4 story apartments with no bathrooms and poorly built houses.<br />The rooms were often crowded with two families in one room.<br />They use pots for toilets. The pot would be emptied out the window which made a terrible smell.<br />Some people can get denied from being a plebeian. <br />
  5. 5. Rules for a Slave<br />Some wealthy Pompeii people kept underground prisons for slaves that didn’t follow the rules.<br />Slaves were expected to cook, clean and keep the fires going for bath houses.<br />If a slave killed their master not just that slave would be killed but all the other slaves nearby would be as well.<br />If you were born and your mother was a slave you were also a slave. This is how the Romans kept large numbers of slaves.<br />
  6. 6. Slave Families <br />Wealthier families would have hundreds or dozens of slaves.<br />Less wealthy families would have up to 3 slaves. <br />Sometimes even the working class had their own slave.<br />Female slaves were the maids to the Mistress or housekeepers.<br />Slaves were not allowed to marry.<br />Masters with a lot of slaves would let slaves pair up.<br />
  7. 7. Clothing<br />The men wore woolen robes called togas over their tunics.<br />The women wore stolas which are pretty much like togas.<br />Tunics are their underclothes.<br />They had different types of cloaks for men and women.<br />They didn’t wear any underwear.<br />
  8. 8. Pompeian Perfumes<br />They made their perfumes from flowers and plants.<br />They also used olive oil in their perfumes.<br />They made their perfume bottles out of gold and glass.<br />
  9. 9. Make-Up<br />The makeup women wore was a paste spread all over the face to make it look white. <br />They also mixed the paste with red dye for blush or lipstick. <br />They tinted the paste with soot to darken their eyebrows.<br />
  10. 10. Jewellery<br />They used a brooch to hold their clothes together.<br />They used a fibula which is a large safety pin that was used to fasten their clothes.<br />They made their jewellery out of gold and jewels. <br />
  11. 11. Footwear and Hair Accessories<br />Women wore bone, wooden hairsticks or combs, which they used to comb their hair.<br />They wore leather sandals or leather boots in cold weather.<br />
  12. 12. Washing in Pompeii<br />Slaves used animal and human urine to clean their masters clothes.<br />The Romans washed their clothes in urine. <br />Slaves stomped on the urine and clothes to clean them.<br />
  13. 13. Wealthy Peoples Houses <br />If wealthy people lived in busy streets they would normally rent the two front rooms.<br />Wealthy families would have a large hole in the middle of the roof to collect rain water.<br />Beds in Ancient Rome were made out of wood. <br />
  14. 14. Things we have learnt while making the Pompeii slideshow.<br />Record our voices on the yellow microphone.<br />How to put the sound onto the computer.<br />How to convert mp3 files to wav files using Switch Sound file Converter so we could add them to powerpoint.<br />To hyperlink websites in powerpoint.<br />We have learnt how to copy and paste a picture that says it can’t be saved from internet.<br />Learnt how to add sound to powerpoint.<br />We learnt how to make the slides move without using the mouse.<br />We learnt how to make the words and our voices move together.<br />We learnt how to make part of a picture transparent using Publisher.<br />We learnt more about Pompeii.<br />

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