Ancient RomeExploring the city of Rome Date: 1/20/2012 Daily Question: How did the architecture of Rome represent the glory of the empire? Warm-up Question: Based on your knowledge of the daily life in the city of Rome, what do you think the city of Rome looks like?
A Tourist Map of the City of Rome • As a class, we are going to construct a large tourist map of the city of Rome. • In order to do this, we need to research the different buildings that existed during the Ancient Roman times and learn about what they were used for. • Each group will be given one building/monument to read about and can reference the readings about daily life in Rome • You will make a large 2-D model of that building/monument and a caption to go with it. • 2-D model must be DETAILED (use pictures and descriptions you have) – large poster • Each caption should include: (at least 1 FULL page) • What does the building look like? What is it made out of? • Why did they construct the building? What was it used for? • What does the building tell us about life in the Ancient city of Rome? • We will put all the pieces together to create a map of the city of Rome for the classroom.
Building/Monument Groups • Foro Romano (Temple of Rome, Basiliza of Constantine, House of Nero, Hall of Julia (Law Court), House of Domitian, Capitol) • Colosseo • Circo Massimo • Palatino (Palatine Hill) • Pantheon • Thermaedi Caracalla & ThermaediDivcletian • Mausoleum di Augustus • Acquedotto • Aurelian Wall