Geography of the Roman World

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Italia

Italy

Gallia

Gaul (now France)

Graecia

Greece

Britannia

Great Britain

Hispania

Spain

Mare Nostrum

Mediterranean Sea (Our Sea)

Tiber

the river on which Rome is located

Pompeii

city south of Rome at the base of Mt. Vesuvius

Mt. Vesuvius

the volcano that erupted in 79AD and buried Pompeii

Campania

region in which Pompeii is located

Etruscans

lived north of Rome

Aegypta

Egypt

Asia

Asia Minor

Germania

Germany

Ostia

port city at the mouth of the Tiber

7 hills of Rome

Capitoline, Palatine, Caelian, Quirinal, Viminal, Esquiline, Aventine

Adriatic Sea

the sea between Italy & Greece

Sicilia

island off the tip of the boot of Italy

year Mt. Vesuvius erupted

79 AD

What does Mediterranean mean?

middle of earth (land)

Gaul

France

Carthage

city in northern Africa which fought Rome in the Punic Wars

Hannibal

led the Carthaginians against Rome

Aegean Sea

sea between Greece and Asia Minor

Brundisium

port city on the eastern coast of Italy where people set off for Greece

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