Ancient Rome1000 Years of World Domination By Debbie Gonzalez 6th grade Heritage Intermediate School
Our Focus • How did the geographic, political, economic, religious and social structures affect the development of Rome?
Questions That Need Answering…. • Why did the geographical location of Rome encourage expansion? • What were some customs observed by the Romans? • What were some of the traditions observed in Rome? • Which traditions have continued into modern times? • What role did the gods and goddesses play in the lives of the Romans? • Who were some of Rome’s political leaders?
Content of Unit • Location of Rome • Ancient Roman customs • We still do that • The gods and goddesses of Ancient Roman religion • Caesar and other Roman leaders
Did you know that… • The Romans took baths? • Baths were used for entertainment and healing purposes? • Roman men bathed in wine and women bathed milk? • It required 500 donkeys to supply the milk for Emperor Nero’s wife to bathe!