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Geography of the Roman World

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Roma
Rome
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