The Romans admired and studied _____________statues, buildings, and ideas.
Greek statues were made to look perfect, but Roman statues included wrinkles, warts, and other less attractive features that made them more ___________________________.
Roman builders were the first to make full use of the arch. Rows of arches were often built against one another to form a ________________, or CURVED CEILING.
A mixture of volcanic ash, lime, and water that was invented and used by the Romans.
This huge arena could seat about 60,000 people. It still stands today and is one of Rome' most famous concrete buildings.
Temple built to honor Rome's gods.
Roman poet that wrote satires.
Works that poked fun at human weaknesses.
Greek doctor that emphasized the importance of anatomy.
The study of body structure.
Roman scientist that studied the motion of planets and stars and created rules for their movements.
Open space that served as a marketplace and public square. It was at the center of Rome's carefully planned city.
Rome's carefully planned city was laid out in a __________with the main roads crossing at right angles.
People who fought animals and each other to entertain others.
By 100 BC, about ____________of the people in Italy were enslaved.
The name the ancient Romans gave the Greek god Zeus.
The goddess of love and beauty
praying and offering food
Romans honored their gods and goddesses by ______________________________.
crowded, noisy, and dirty
Describe the city of Rome.
Most of the people of Rome were poor and lived in ______________________.
Apartment buildings were up to six stories and often collapsed because they were ____________________________.
"bread and circuses" or free grains and shows
To keep the people of Rome from rioting, the Roman government provided _______________________________________.
Language of the Romans.
government, trade, and learning until about AD 1500
Latin became Europe's language for ____________________________________________.
Italian, French, and Spanish
Latin became the basis of many modern European languages such as ___________________________________________. Many English words also come from Latin.
Many English words we use today came from __________.
Latin had a big impact on _____________________.