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LATIN Pompeii

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LATIN Pompeii

  1. 1. Today’s Plan Listen to find out… YES – Remotes YES - Notes Agenda ItemsTake Haiku quiz on Pompeii
  2. 2. Today’s Plan Listen to find out… YES – Remotes YES - Notes Agenda ItemsTake Haiku quiz on Pompeii
  3. 3. The Destruction of Pompeii ©C hristopher C raft
  4. 4. L ife in Pompeii• H arbor town• C enter for im port and export for six hund red years
  5. 5. L ife in Pompeii• Paintings of god s and god d esses – Venus is patron god d ess of Pom peii
  6. 6. L ife in Pompeii• M ain com m ercial center was the… ? – Forum• C enter of… – Governm ent – Business – law
  7. 7. L ife in Pompeii• Bars – N o seating – Sold hot d rinks – Folks wrote on the walls while they d rank – Guest room s above
  8. 8. L et’ s take a bath• Three public bath houses – Forum baths – Stabian baths – C entral baths• Bath houses served as places to bathe, swim , or exercise
  9. 9. L et’ s take a bath• Bath houses – Im pressive system to heat the water • hypocaust • Series of boilers • O perated by servants
  10. 10. L et’ s take in a show• Am phitheatre – ~20,000 people – Glad iator contests – Riot in 59 A.D .
  11. 11. Mountain of Fire• Vesuvius sits ~ 6 m iles from the center of Pom peii• D estroyed all of Pom peii – H erculaneum – Stabiae• Ash traveled 1 000 km
  12. 12. Mountain of Fire• Pliny the younger – “enveloped in night, only the shrill cries of wom en, the wailing of child ren, the shouting of m en could be heard ”.
  13. 13. Mountain of Fire• Pom peii covered in ash up to 21 feet d eep (7 m eters)• M any people d ied because of the poisonous sulfur gasses• Excavations continue still tod ay!

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