Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

ss roman cultural

page 1

TermDefinition
admired the Romans ---- the Greeks and copied some of their ideas, though they often changed what they borrowed
flaws; ideal roman statues and art portrayed people with ----, whereas Greek art and statues portrayed ---- people
Greek romans incorporated ---- ideas in their architecture
porches they used Greek-style ---- and rows of columns called colonnades
vaults the romans also added their own features, such as arches, domes, and ---- which are curved ceilings
water the romans were the first people to invent and use concrete, a mixture of volcanic ash, lime, and ----
concrete buildings rome's ---- ---- were so well built that many still stand today
Colosseum; gods 2 famous buildings that still stand today are the ---- which is a large areana and the Pantheon which is a temple built in honor of Rome's ----
Greek roman authors based much of their writing on ---- works
Homer's Odyssey the roman writer Virgil drew some of his ideas from ---- ----
Italy Virgil's epic poem the Aeneid describes the adventures of the Trojan prince Aeneas and how he came to ----
brave Virgil presents Aeneas as the ideal Roman - ---- , self-controlled, and loyal to the gods
odes using Greek models, the poet Horace wrote satires and
human Satires are works that poke fun at ---- weaknesses
life Odes are poems that express strong emotions about
Livy ---- one of Rome's most famous historians, wrote the History of Rome
power Livy wrote History of Rome i about 10 B.C. and in it he describes Romes rise to ----
Latin the language of the romans, ---- had a huge impact on future generations
learning Latin became Europes language for government, trade, and ---- until about A.D. 1500
Italian Latin became the basis of many modern European languages, such as ---- , French, and Spanish, and shaped many others
science the romans also learned from greek ----
medical the greek doctor Galen brought many greek ---- ideas to Rome
anatomy Galen emphasized the importance of ---- , the study of body structure
organs to learn about inner ---- Galen cut open dead animals and recorded his findings
1,500 doctors in the west studied Galen's books and drawings for more than ---- years
Ptolemy another important scientist of the Roman Empire was ----
sky Ptolemy studied the ---- and carefully mapped over 1,000 different stars
motion Ptolemy also studied the ---- of planets and stars and created rules explaining their movements
bridges while roman scientists tried to understand how the world worked, roman engineers built an astonishing system of roads and ---- to connect the empire
engineers Roman ---- built roads from Rome to every part of the empire - "All roads lead to Rome"
aqueducts the roads were well built and made travel and trade more accessible. engineers also built ---- to supply their cities with freshwater
largest Rome was one of the ---- cities in the ancient world
million by the time of Augustus, over a ---- people lived there
cities Rome was carefully planned as were many roman ----
Forum at its center was the ---- an open space that served as a marketplace and public square
Temples ---- and public buildings were built around Forum
wealthy Romans lived in large, fine homes
crowded the city of Rome was ---- , noisy, and dirty
night people tossed garbage into the streets and thieves prowled the streets at ----
poor most people in Rome were ----
Created by: lyncall
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards