House (in a town)
House (in the country
"Living" room/Entertaining area
Open courtyard within the house
Forum (pl: Fora)
center of town; gathering place. There was a forum in every Roman town.
THE Forum; the most well-known forum in all of the Roman Empire.
The Imperial Forum
Emperors, in competition, kept building new buildings and new fora.
Staged cultural events, such as plays.
Literal meaning: Double theater. It held gladitorial shows.
Chariot racetrack of Rome
Roman Baths: They were much like a spa today.
Temple; Would be dedicated to something or someone
Literally translates to "all gods."
Arcs (originally a Greek concept, but adapted by the Romans)
In honor of the return of the Roman sigma
Commemorating the victory over the Jews.
Commemorated Emperor Constantine
Walls and gates
Main road that goes from Rome to Brundisium
Main road going north from Rome
The "Sacred Way," winds inside The Forum up to the Temple of Jupiter on Capitoline Hill.
Gate that leads to Capua.
The Great Big Sewer
Aqueducts: the Romans method of transporting water into the cities. i.e. the Pont du Gard
Columns; a major feature in Roman architecture
In Roman times: used as a courthouse
In Christian times: used as a large church