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History(Life in the Roman Empire)

What is the Circus Maximus? The stadium for chariot racing
What are aqueducts? Bridge-like structures the carried water to the city
What was a forum? The main marketplace
What was the Colosseum? A big arena that was used for gladiator fights and other entertainment
What were tunics? A type of clothing worn by Ancient Romans
What was an insulae? Blocks of apartments in Ancient Rome
What was an atrium? A small opening in the roo
What was an impluvium? A shallow pool
What was a peristylium? A shaded garden
What type of houses might rich Roman families have lived in? Villas or Domus
Who were partricians? Rich ruling-class Romans
Who was Julius Caeser? A famous Roman army general
What happened to slave who rebelled? They were severely flogged or punished as a warning to others
What was a tepidarium? A warm room in a public bath house
What was a caldarium? A steamy hot room in a public bath house
What was fridgidarium? A cold room in a public bath house
Explain the religious beliefs of Romans They were polytheistic and believed in several Gods
What was a vomitorium? A place where people who had eaten to much would go to vomit
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