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Roman City

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August, duodecem
Vesuvius erupted in ______ 79AD and covered Pompeii in 12 ________ of volcanic ash.
Naples
Pompeii is located near the Bay of ______.
Herculaneum
__________ also was covered by Vesuvius.
culture , Romulus
To Romans Rome was the center of their ______ and was founded by _______and Remus.
treaties
Romans built the empire through alliances, ________, and military 6 conquests
400
Around ____ AD the empire began to collapse.
300
About _____ AD was the height of the empire.
million
It boasted of a population over a _______.
Rome
Wherever Romans settled they recreated the best aspects of ____.
stay
Romans came not just to conquer but also to ____.
center
Roman cities were laid out in a rectangular grid with the public buildings in the ______ or forums
politics
The forum was the focal point of commerce and ________.
law
The basilica housed the courts of ___.
France
Gaul is the country, ______.
Julius Caesar
Gaul was conquered by ______ _______.
Verbonia
_______ was a factious city to illustrate how Roman cities were established.
Aqueducts
________ brought water into the city.
keystone
The ________ was the center stone of the arch.
arch
The ____ became an important element of Roman architecture.
bath
The ____ house or therma were a priority for a Roman city.
hot
The caldarium are the ___ rooms of the bath.
cooler
The frigidarium is the ______ bath.
cement
Concrete is a mixture of stone and ______.
rainwater
The impluvium catches ____ _____
peristyle
The _______ is the covered walkway around the garden.
Ostia
______ was a working class town and seaport to Rome.
insulae
Most people lived in apartment houses called _______.
Palatine
Augustus' home is on the ________ Hill.
Druids
The ______ made attacks on Romans.
Greeks
Romans borrowed dramatic themes from the ______.
amphitheater
The ___________ is where gladiators fought.
Colosseum
The most famous amphitheater is the ___________ in Rome.
new city
If the population outgrew the city, the Roman philosophy was to build a ___ ____.
organization
Roman achievement in engineering, architecture, and politics was dependent on order and suburb _________.