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Ancient Rome

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Transcript of Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome
Science
and
Technology
Religion
and
Beliefs
Society
and
Culture
Famous
Personalities
Significance
Location
and
Main Cities
Chua Pei Fang, Lim Shiyun, Lynette Lau, Tan Ja Lyn, Valerie Lau
Science
and
Technology
Location
and
Main Cities
Science
and
Technology
Religion
and
Beliefs
Society
and
Culture
Science
and Technology
Famous
Personalities
Significance
General, Consul, Statesman
added modern France and Belgium to the Roman empire
expeditions to Germany and Britain
Returned to Italy against orders, defeated republicans
Start of Roman Empire
Used power to make himself consul and dictator
Romantically involved with Cleopatra
Strongly influenced by Greek religion
Greek
Roman
Julius Caesar
Reigned 31 BC – 14 AD
Took the throne at 19
formed a strategic alliance with Marc Antony
defeated their enemies in Rome and chased the survivors to Greece,
Conquered Egypt
ended 100 years of civil war
40 years of peace
Function
Zeus
Augustus
Jupiter
Lord of the Sky
Poseidon
Neptune
King of the gods
Hera
Juno
Goddess of the Sky
Ares
Mars
God of War
Minerva
Athena
Goddess of Wisdom
(Rome: & Healing)
Aphrodite
Venus
Goddess of Love
Greek and Roman gods were formally proclaimed to have attained equal status in 217 BCE
Christianity
Became the official state religion under the rule of Emperor Theodosius I in 380
Lord of the Sea
It was clandestine and hostile towards the state

adopted by Claudius, named Nero Claudius Drusus Germanicus
Poisoned step-brother, Britannicus
First known anti-Christ
rumoured to have been singing and watching Rome burn down during the Great Fire.
devoted himself to interests as horse-racing, singing, acting, dancing, poetry and sexual exploits.
Christians were persecuted by the Roman leaders
Hetaeriae
Especially Emperor Nero (54 - 68) who was known for lighting up Christians who were captured as 'lamps' at night
Nero the Madman of Rome
Though Emperor Constantine (Constantine the Great) popularised Christianity
How Rome was founded
sons of Mars
Left to die by the river Tiber
Saved and raised by a she-wolf
Remus was killed and Romulus named Rome after himself
Romulus and Remus
Culture & Society.
nature.
roman portraits
murals
Augustus
Vergil
Propetius
Horace
slaves


lower class


upper class
spread of christianity
democratic government with senators-- gave rise to modern day governments
architechural grandeur- vast temples, the colosseum, villas for the rich
original forms of entertainment--gladiator battles, theatre farces
advanced and powerful army
public baths with hot water
roman cruxifiction
advent of aqueduct system
Significance of
Ancient Rome
Location
Rome, Milan, Carthage, Ostia, Puteoli, Pompeii
Science & Technology
Advent of
Aqueduct technology
provided a constant supply to centrally located areas
access points were generally outside the household
used tunnels to get to underground springs and bring water through hills and mountains
covered aqueduct
large, covered catch-basins
canals & pipes
storage reservoirs
Conclusion
does not deliver water on demand to
individual customers.

best in antiquity
improvements in their inventions were
only made in the modern era
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