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Ancient Rome

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Ancient Rome Geography Tiber River The Tiber River is more than 250 miles long. Rome was founded on the banks of the Tiber River. Arable Land Arable land was used for
farming. This land was used for crops such as: grains, and olives. Founding Rome The Aeneid The Aeneid was written by a man named Virgil. The poem was about a man named Aeneas ran away
from Troy. He traveled to Latium and married a latin princess.
They had children, and as soon as a few (maybe more) generations past,
twins were born, Romulus and Remus founded Rome. Romulus and Remus were sended off along a river from their uncle. They were
eventually saved by a mother wolf, who nutured them like any other baby.
And when they grew up, they found a city. Soon, Romulus killed Remus and
became king of Rome, which is named after him. Growing of the City Rome now has over 80,000 people It still had many tiny villiages for a long period
of time. Trade Routes Trade Routes helped Rome find iron and salt
that is nearby the Tiber River. There were 2 trade routes, the east trade route
and the north-south trade route These are the trade routes. Poor Get More Powerful Republic Patricians Plebeians Tribune Twelve Tables The twelve tables are 12 tablets that were the first republican rights
list that also listed duties for citizens. These 12 tables are such as these few: Family Rights Courts and Trials Laws on Religion Land Rights The plebeians were known as the "common people" or poor people
They took over 90% of Rome's population. They rebeled against the patricians and had won. They made the patricians
mae laws that would make the plebeians have a fair enviorment. These people were the top officials
of Rome. These are the plebeians and particians They had control over the plebeians rights
and unfair laws. Rich upper-class people
of the Society of Rome. They had conrol over things until the plebeians rebeled. This is a government that let you choose
a reprenstative who will choose your rights The Roman Republic Consuls Tribunes Senate Assembly Monarchy Democracy Democracy Oligarchy Magistartes Tripartite Government Magistartes were the main officials of Rome Consuls were the top magistates of the government Tripartite was a 3
part government These 3 parts were such as: -Magistrates -Senate -Assemblies Assemblies The assembly had the most people, but not the most powerful This was a democracy Roman Society Family Life Gods and Goddesses Romans believed the gods
and goddesses made a living in
sacred spots Roman and
greek gods
and goddesses
are different but
similar in a way Goddess of love/ planet venus God of war/ planet mars King god/ planet jupiter Goddess of wisdom/ Minerva Minerva was associated with
the greek goddess Athena Roman Family Apartment Men Women Children Men were called
paterfamilias head of household Women were to
raise the children and could
not vote or hold a public office Girls had to leave school at
age 13. Boys stopped school at age16 boys became Roman Citizens after they
finished school Poor children could not afford
to go to school, so when they are older,
they work with their parents.
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