Roman boys were allowed to go to school and learn how to music, history, geography, astronomy, mathematics, reading, writing, Latin and Greek. How ever girls weren’t allowed to learn all of these subjects. They were only allowed to learn Greek, Latin and domestic skills such as spinning cloth and weaving. Latin was one of the first languages ever invented meaning that the ancient Romans weren’t the first group of people to speak it. Romans also used metal or wood tools to carve messages on wood and stone for each other.
Cities and grand structures
The cities, Pompeii and Herculaneum, were destroyed by Mount Vesuvius 79 BC. Pompeii was one of the important trading seaports for good supplies to Rome. Although Herculaneum was smaller, it was wealthier. Pompeii and Herculaneum had, had earthquakes before, but people repaired the damage because Pompeii and Herculaneum’s, economy was booming and they were lovely and beautiful places to live. Although after Mount Vesuvius erupted on the beautiful cities it was never rebuilt again. The city, Rome was built in the region called Latium where the Roman civilisation was built. Rome was built near the Mediterranean Sea making it easy access for trade and water supply. The Colosseum in Rome is the most famous structure in all of ancient Rome. Many events were held there such as people being tortured and gladiator games. The Colosseum can hold 80,000 people and is longer and wider than Australia’s largest stadium.
Achievements in Science and Technology Romans made many useful things some of these are the public baths of ancient Rome were evidence of the advanced level of Roman technology. They were often very large facilities that combined stately architecture with comp...
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...mpey was worried about Caesar’s popularity and Caesar acting without the senate’s approval didn’t help him. Eventually Julius was ordered to give up hi command in Gaul and he refused. Instead he returned to Rome to confront Pompey who fled to Egypt under king Ptolemy the 3rd protection. Julius found out and followed him there, to find in disgust that king Ptolemy the 3rd had killed him already. Instead of Ptolemy winning Julius’ favour, Ptolemy’s older sister, Cleopatra won Julius favour in love. Caesar helped Cleopatra gain Egypt’s throne herself and had a child together called Caesarion. In February 44BCE he became dictator of life. On 15 of March 44BCE some of the senate, friends and allies of Julius murdered Julius him by stabbing him 23 time, before he entered the senate house. Julius’ death led to an outback of civil war for 15 years ending the Roman Republic.
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