In this task, you will use the interactive adventure to learn about some of the most interesting and important sights and events in Imperial Rome



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Worksheet to accompany the interactive simulation by @russeltarr at www.activehistory.co.uk

Undercover in Imperial Rome, Worksheet 2 ROMAN HOLIDAY
In this task, you will use the interactive adventure to learn about some of the most interesting and important sights and events in Imperial Rome.

You will use your findings to produce a tourist brochure designed to attract intrepid time travellers to visit Imperial Rome for themselves!


Task 1: Research using the simulation

• As you journey around Imperial Rome using the ActiveHistory simulation, make notes on some of the main places you visit. Choose two sites in each category to make notes on.

TIP: Remember that you will be using this information to produce a tourist brochure. So focus on what makes these things so interesting and impressive!


Theme

Sites to Visit

Details

Chosen example [1]

Chosen example [1]

Roman Forums

Forum of Trajan

• Forum of Caesar

• Forum of Augustus

Forum of Peace









Shrines AND TEMPLES

• The Pantheon

Shrine of Cloacina

• Temple of Romulus Divisus

• Temple of Saturn

Temple of Vesta

• Temple of Concord

• Temple of Jupiter








Aqueducts

Aqua Virgo

• Aqua Appia

• Cloaca Maxima








Arches

Arch of Septimius Severus

• Arch of Titus

• Arch of Constantine

Arch of Tiberius









Sport and Leisure

• Theatre of Pompey

Stadium of Domitian

• Theatre of Marcellus

• Circus Maximus

Colosseum

• Baths of Diocletian









Other sites

• Colossus of Nero

• Basilica of Constantine and Maxentius

• Basilica Julia

• Miliarium Aureum

• Columnae Honorariae

House of Vesta

• House of Augustus

• Tiber Island










Task 2: Independent research
If you have sufficient time, conduct your own independent research on other features of Imperial Rome which are not covered in great depth in the game, for example:
| food | games | music | dress | trade | education |

| calendar | numerals | literature | army | empire |

Task 3: Tying it together

• Produce a tourist brochure designed to advertise a Time Traveller’s Holiday to Imperial Rome. Have different parts of the brochure focus on different types of places. Make it clear why Rome is so interesting, important and exciting!



Supporting resources

Extension Task: What did Rome NOT have?

Imagine an area has been cleared and you need to build something on it. What would it be? Who would you dedicate it to? What would be the latin inscription?


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