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Geography of Rome

Section 1 of Ancient Rome Unit

Tiber River The river where Rome was built. It was shallow making it easy to cross.
Mediterranean Sea The sea at the center of trade during the time of classical empires (Era 3).
Adriatic Sea The body of water that separates Italy from Greece.
Ionian Sea The body of water to the south of Italy bordered by the island of Sicily.
Tyrrhenian Sea The body of water to the west of Italy.
Alps Mountains Mountains at the northern border of Italy.
Apennine Mountains Mountains that run form north to south, the length of Italy.
Climate of Italy Mild with plenty of rainfall
Peninsula A piece of land that projects into a body of water and is surrounded by water on 3 sides.
Hills of Rome Rome was located on seven hills
Islands of Italy An area of land near Italy, smaller than a continent surrounded on all sides by water.
Coastline The boundary of a coast, where land meets water.
Harbors A natural harbor is a land-form where a body of water is protected and deep enough to anchor ships safely.
Legend A story, which is exaggerated, but used to explain history in place of actual recorded events.
Etruscan Influence A group of skilled metalworkers and engineers from northern Italy that influence the Romans.
Greek Influence People who lived in Greece that traded and influenced the Romans.
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