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Name________________________________ World History, period __________________ Date________________________________ Use Mr. Donn’s website found at www.mrdonn.org to answer the following questions about ANCIENT ROME. You will be given in-class days to work on it. All other work will need to be done at home. After clicking on ANCIENT ROME in the left-hand column, you will see a table with 3 columns. Work your way through the topics in the table. You do NOT have to answer in complete sentences, although you must have complete answers to get credit. COMPARISON: ANCIENT GREEKS AND ROMANS 1. Where did all of the roads in Rome lead? Why? 2. In which culture do you think women had the best experience? Why? THE ETRUSCANS 3. Along which river was the small village that became known as Rome, found? 4. Despite their cultural similarities, why do historians not think that the Etruscans were Greek? ROMULUS AND REMUS 5. How did Romulus and Remus justify their right to rule? 6. Which brother became the first king of Rome? How did that happen? GODS AND GODDESSES 7. What did the Romans do EVERY DAY at the Temple? 8. How did Romans honor their gods at home? PLEBEIANS AND PATRICIANS 9. Who were the patricians? 10. Who were the plebeians? 11. Explain the things that were the same in both Pleb and Patrician families. Pater Familias Atrium Slaves Citizenship Religion Language Forum 12. Explain the aspects of life that were different. Plebeians Patricians Social Life Apartments Living Conditions Life Style Pater familias/family 13. What were the responsibilities of the pater familias? 14. During the Imperial Age, how did things change for women? 15. What could happen if a child talked back or disobeyed? DAILY LIFE IN THE COUNTRY 16. What was the difference between dining in the city and dining in the country? THE CAMPUS 17. What was the Campus? 18. What did men do on the Campus? PANTOMIME/THEATER 19. How were plays paid for? 20. Why did actors use pantomime? CIRCUS MAXIMUS/CHARIOT RACES 21. How many people could watch the races in the Circus Maximus?