Roman Civilization – Ch. 9 Name Life in Ancient Rome



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Roman Civilization – Ch. 9 Name ___________________________________

Life in Ancient Rome

  • If you were an ancient Greek traveling in Rome, what might you see that was familiar? __________________________________________________________________________________

  • Describe the differences Roman art and Greek art: _________________________________________

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  • Romans were the first people to invent and use ______________. This substance made the buildings sturdier and many still stand today.

  • How was the Forum important to the ancient Romans? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

  • List some pros and cons of holding sports figures up as heroes and the responsibilities that major sports figures have to the public. ____________________________________________________________

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In this poem excerpt, Horace praises the lifestyle of those who farm their family’s land.

“Happy is the man who, far from

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According to Horace, what kinds of things does the farmer avoid? _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
usiness and affairs

Like mortals of the early times,

May work his father’s fields

With oxen of his own,

Exempt [free] from profit,

Loss, and fee,

Not like the soldier roused by

savage trumpet’s blare,

not terrified by seas in rage,

avoiding buys forums and the

haughty doors

of influential citizens.”



-Horace, The Book of Epodes

  • “For lunch I stopped at one of the Thermopolia for bread and cheese. Tonight, my family will eat fish I bought at the market to cook on the small grill in our apartment. As a special treat, we’ll have figs after dinner.” Who would have said this? ________________________________________________

  • A Roman judge said, “Whatever pleases the emperor is law.” What might a Roman teenager have said? _____________________________________________________________________________




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