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Wiltja History

Ancient Rome VS Ancient Egypt

TermDefinition
comparing To find the similarities or differences between two or more people or things.
empires A collection of lands ruled by the nation that conquered them. One of the largest was Rome.
ancient Very old and from long ago.
Egypt A desert country in the north-eastern corner of the continent of Africa. The River Nile runs through the middle of it.
Rome An ancient civilisation that surrounded the Mediterranean Sea. Capital of Italy.
civilisations Large societies with complex systems of government, trade, communications, arts and cultural beliefs.
thousands An unspecified large number.
powerful Extremely strong.
nations Groups of people who have the same laws and leaders.
similarities A similar feature or aspect. Something that is almost the same as something else.
differences People or things which are dissimilar. Something that is not the same as something else.
Sahara Desert The desert located in northern Africa.
Africa It is the second-largest continent after Asia. It is located south of Europe and bordered to the west by the Atlantic Ocean and to the east by the Indian Ocean. It has 56 countries including Egypt. It is widely believed that the human race began here.
developed The process of growth.
River Nile A long river that passes through Egypt and is what allowed the Egyptian civilisation to thrive in a desert country.
agricultural Relating to agriculture; the practice of farming food and domesticating animals.
society A community of people who share a common culture.
domesticated Brought under human control; Tamed.
livestock Domesticated animals such as cows, sheep and chickens that are raised and managed to produce meat, milk, eggs, wool, leather, etc.
Pharaoh A ruler of ancient Egypt.
livelihoods What people do for a job.
skilled Having or showing the knowledge, ability or training to perform a certain activity or task well.
builders Roman soldiers were _______ as well as fighters.
quarried Stone cut or dug out of the earth.
structures A building or other object constructed from several parts.
architecture The style or science of building.
pyramid A large, triangular stone structure in Egypt built as a tomb for the Pharaohs.
Sphinx One of a number of large stone statues with the body of a lion and the head of a man that were built by the ancient Egyptians.
temples Places to worship and give offerings of food and drink to a god.
prayed Having had talked to or asked a god for something.
conquered Overcome and take control of a place or people by military force.
Cleopatra The last queen of Egypt in the 1st century BCE. She is famous for her beauty, charisma and luxurious lifestyle.
maintain The last queen of Egypt in the 1st century BCE. She is famous for her beauty, charisma and luxurious lifestyle.
borders The edge or boundary of a place.
invaded A person or group that have taken over a country, region or other place.
surrounding The things or conditions around a person or place.
Created by: Mr_M_Morrison