Accomplishments in Ancient Rome The Coliseum. The Coliseum was finished in 80 A.D. (C.E.). Accomplishments in Ancient Rome The Coliseum. It was built by Emperor Vespasiano. Accomplishments in Ancient Rome. It was believed to have had a retractable canopy over it.
The Coliseum was finished in 80 A.D. (C.E.)
It was built by Emperor Vespasiano.
Historians think this is what it might
have looked like originally. (computer generated)
It was even filled with water once
and a mock ship battle was held there.
PAX ROMANA (PEACE IN ROME)
27 B.C. - 180 A.D.
During this time, many of Rome’s greatest achievements of civilization were built.
Emperor Hadrian had a wall built to stop the Picts and Scots from invading the Roman Empire in Britania. (Modern day Britan)
It wasn’t just a wall, but it also had a ditch with spikes at some parts.
Parts of Hadrian’s Wall can still be seen in Britain today!
Emperor Hadrian also built a great temple to the gods called the Pantheon.
The Pantheon was built, of course, in the Greek Classical Style - columns, domed roof, peaked roof.
The Aqueducts brought fresh water
to the largest Roman cities.
The Aqueducts were built at a slight angle so that the water would always flow downhill towards the city.
Water would flow through here
The inside was hollow and about 3 feet wide and 6 feet tall.
There are aqueducts left all across Europe.
Most Roman cities had a bath complex. It was more than just for bathing though. There was entertainment, gardens, a library, a food court.
“ALL ROADS LEAD
A. Flat stones or
for a smooth
B. Crushed gravel
C. Packed down
sand / clay
D. Limestone or
rock for a solid
Many Ancient Roman roads are still around today.