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Vacation under the volcano chapters 1 4

  1. 1. Vacation Under the Volcano Chapters 1-4 Mrs. Berg
  2. 2. Romans A person who lived in ancient Rome.
  3. 3. Barbershop A shop where men can get their hair cut.
  4. 4. Bridge A way over something such as a river or a road.
  5. 5. Chained Bound with chains.
  6. 6. Forum Main marketplace and business center of Rome.
  7. 7. Gladiators Men who fought animals or other men in the arenas of ancient Rome.
  8. 8. Grove A small growth of trees without underbrush.
  9. 9. Guards A person who keeps watch over something or someone.
  10. 10. Handwritten Written by hand.
  11. 11. Helmets A protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows.
  12. 12. Incredible Something that is amazing or hard to believe.
  13. 13. Lookout A high place that offers a good view.
  14. 14. Mission An important job that someone has given to you.
  15. 15. Mountains These are very high and rocky. These are higher than hills can be pointed or rounded on the top.
  16. 16. Myths Stories based on gods and goddesses in Greek and Roman history.
  17. 17. Nuts Crazy
  18. 18. Papyrus Paper made from the papyrus plant by cutting it into strips and pressing it flat; used by ancient Egyptians and Greeks and Romans.
  19. 19. Public Baths A place in ancient Rome, where people would get to clean, relax, and chat with friends.
  20. 20. Research To search for knowledge or information.
  21. 21. Sandals These are shoes with straps, which we wear in warm weather without socks.
  22. 22. Secret Something you promise not to tell anyone.
  23. 23. Shields Armor carried on the arm to intercept blows.
  24. 24. Soothsayers People who are believed to be able to foretell the future.
  25. 25. Stadium A large usually roofless building with tiers of seats for spectators.
  26. 26. Stalls A table or small open-fronted shop where things are sold, usually in the open air.
  27. 27. Stream A small river of moving water.
  28. 28. Tavern A place to eat and drink.
  29. 29. Temple A building for the worship of a god or gods.
  30. 30. Theater In ancient Rome, it was a place to see a play performed.
  31. 31. Tunics Garment(s) like a shirt or gown(s) usually reaching to the knees, worn by men and women in ancient Greece and Rome.
  32. 32. Vacation To go somewhere or take a break from work to get rest and relaxation.
  33. 33. Volcano Mountain that develops where magma erupts onto the earth’s surface.
  34. 34. Weird Strange, odd or unusual.