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This illustrated historical past of historical Rome is a complete consultant that takes readers in the course of the phases that outfitted one of many maximum civilizations in historical past. From its origins to way of life to the Roman Empire, this publication covers every thing a reader must find out about the most enduring civilizations ever.

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Tiered seating for the public surrounded an oval arena, where animal fights, hunts, and gladiator fights were held. Occasionally the arena was flooded so that naval battles could be staged. Temples A Roman temple was not just an imposing building; it was also a way of spreading Roman culture. Derived from the Greek model, it stood on a high podium and was reached by a central flight of steps. Corinthian columns surrounded the front. This temple in Nimes, France, is dedicated to Emperor Augustus’s prematurely deceased heirs, Gaius and Lucius Caesar.

Original encampment area became the heart of the new city, with gridpattern roads, city gates, and The Nigri (black) Gate in fortifications. Trier, Germany, provided access to the city. T Roman Cities he Romans founded cities throughout Italy and the Empire. Many new towns sprang up around military encampments, especially on the Empire’s borders. When the Romans conquered a city, they quickly erected fine public buildings – temples, amphitheaters, public baths, and colonnaded squares – as a way of imposing the Roman way of life on the local people.

Tracy, Kathleen. The Life & Times Of Constantine (Biography from Ancient Civilizations). Hockessin, DE: Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2005. INDEX Index Adriatic coast 16 Aeneas 26 Aeneid 26, 29 Aesculepius (Asclepius) 26 Africa 6, 16, 17, 20 Agrippa, Marcus, general 30, 31 Albania 9 Alexandria 17 Altar of Peace (Ara Pacis) 31 Amiternum (Aquila) 33 Ancona 28 Antinous 29 Antoninus, emperor 11 Apollo 12, 35 Apollonius of Athens 7 Appian way 16, 31, 35 Aqua Marcia, aqueduct 27, 35 Aquileia 14 Arch of Septimius Severus 7 Armenia 10 Ars Medica 26 Asia 12 Asia Minor 20 Assyria 10 Atlantic coast 17 Atlas 26 Augustus, emperor 6, 9, 10, 11, 23, 26, 31, 34 Aurora 11 Bacchus (Dionysus) 12 Baiae 10 Barbarians 10, 11, 28 Barbegal 27 Basilica Iulia 7 Baths of Caracalla 35 Bay of Naples 21 Benevento 35 Brindisi 16, 35 Britain 6, 9, 18 Caesar, Gaius 34 Caesar, Julius 7, 9, 22, 30 Caesar, Lucius 34 Caligula, emperor 11 Camilli 13 Campania 8 Caracalla, emperor 35 Carthage 17 Carthaginians 6, 19 Cato 20 Ceres (Demeter) 12 Christianity 12, 13, 28 Cicero, Marcus Tullius 26 Colosseum 31 Columella 20 Constantine, emperor 11, 13, 28 Constantius Chlorus, emperor 11 Consuls 8 Crassus, commander 11 Cybele 12 Cyrene 20 Latin people 6 Livia 10, 31 Livius Andronicus 22 Livius's House 28 Dacia 10, 19 Dacian wars 28 Dante 10 Danube River 19 Diocletian, emperor 11 Domitian, emperor 11 Manes 13 Marcellus 22 Marcus Aurelius, emperor 11, 26, 28 Mars 13, 18 Massenzio Basilica 31 Maximian, emperor 11 Mediterranean Sea 6, 8 Mercury (Hermes) 12, 14 Mesopotamia 6, 10 Metella, Cecilia 31 Metamorphoses 29 Milazzo 19 Milvian bridge16 Minerva 12, 24 Mithra 12 Monarchy 6 Earth 11 Eastern Roman Empire 11 Egypt 12, 15, 17 Ennius 22 Ephesus 26 Etruria 8 Etruscans 8, 12, 28, 29 Fortuna Primigenia 12 Fortuna Sanctuary 9 Forum 7, 14, 15, 19 France 9, 27, 34 Gades (Cadiz) 17 Galen of Pergamum 26 Galerius, emperor 11 Gaul 9 Germans 19 Germany 11, 34 Greece 12, 16, 26 Greek colonies 12 Greek colonists 20 Greek language 26 Greeks 6, 7, 19, 24, 26, 28, 29, 32 Hadrian, emperor, 10, 28, 29, 30 Hadrian's Wall 18 Helen, saint 28 Heosphorus 11 Heracles 12 Herculaneum 14, 23, 28, 32 Hercules (Heracles) 12, 18, 29 House of the Golden Bracelet 29 Hungary 11 Isis 11 Italic peoples 6, 28 Jerusalem 19 Jesus Christ 13 Jove (Zeus) 12, 35 Juno (Hera) 12 Jupiter 18 Lares 13, 32 Latin 26 Naevius 22 Naples 16 Neptune 13, 17 Nero, emperor 11, 13, 31 Nigri Gate 34 Nile River 9, 12 Nimes 34 Nocera 23 Octavian, see Augustus, emperor Osimo 28 Osiris 12 Ostia 15, 17 Ovid 29 Palatine Hill 8 Palestrina 9, 12 Pannonia 11 Pantheon 30 Parthians 10, 11 Patricians 8 Penates 13 Phraates IV, king of Parthians 11 Plautus 22 Plebeians 8 Pompeii 7, 9, 14, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 28, 29, 32, 33, 35 Pompey 9 Pozzuoli 16 Pyrrhus, king of Epirus 9 Ravenna 11 Remus 8 Republic 6, 8 Roma 6 Roman law 6 Romania 10, 19 Romulus 8 Romulus Augustulus 10 Salus 26 Segovia 27 Senate 6, 8, 9, 11 Servian walls 8 Servius Tullius, king 8 Seville 10 Sicily 16 Slaves 6, 14, 27 Spain 10, 17 Spanish peninsula 6 Stabia 17 State Treasury 7 Tabularium 7 Taranto 9 Temple of Concord 7 Temple of Saturn 7 Temple of Vespasian 7 Terence 22 Tetrarchy 11 Thessaly 10 Tiber River 8, 15, 16, 17 Tiberius, emperor 11 Titus Arch 19 Titus, emperor 31 Tivoli 10, 28 Trajan, emperor 10, 14, 16, 19, 27, 28 Trajan's Arch 35 Trajan's Column 28, 34 Trier 25, 34 Valley of Thebes 10 Varro 20 Venus (Aphrodite) 12 Verona 34 Vespasian, emperor 31 Vesta 13 Vesuvius, volcano 14 Vettii house 29 Via Flaminia 16 Virgil 26, 29 Vittimari 13 Western Roman Empire 11 39 40 ABOUT THE AUTHOR About the Author Nicholas Pistone is a writer living in New York.

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