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Jan 11 Latin 6 Quizlet Live

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praenomen
like your first name
nomen
family name; like your last name, is in the middle for the Romans
cognomen
for the Romans was a branch of family tree or clan
Flalvian Ampoitheater
Colosseum
Colosseum
I was used for killing entertainment. I could hold up to 50,000 people and be emptied in 15 minutes. On sunny days I had an awning that sailors moved into place. I could be flooded for naval battles. I was located between the the forum and Esquiline hills. 187 feet high and 1,729 feet around.
Circus Maximus
I was used for chariot races. I could hold about 150,000 (some say 250,000) people. I was lovated between the Palatine and the Aventine Hills. People gambled on the outcomes here. I was the first ever Roman race course.
Forum
I was used for three things: religious, govermnental and commercial things. I originally meant "open space'. I am located between the Capitoline hill and the colosseum.
Theater of Marcellus
People talked and were noisy while shows were going on here. They played ball and other games. Had shows with dancing, singing and a live orchestra. If performance was bad people threw stuff at them (like rotten tomatoes).
Temple of Jupiter
Located on the Capitoline Hill. Dedicated to Jupiter the kind of the gods. The most visited temple.
Basilica Iulia
a law court build by Julius Caesar.
Pantheon
Largest dome in Rome. Dedicated to all the gods. Was round and had a hole in roof to let in sun light. the only building to survive in tact from ancient Rome (ie: it was not destroyed).
Via Sacra
"Sacred Way" where all processions would go...through the forum.
the Subura
a rough neighboorhood in Rome
Roma est magna
Rome is big
De gustibus non est disputandum
There is no accounting for taste. (ie: To each his own....some people like some things other people like other things.
All Roads Lead to Rome
a common expression indicating how important Rome is.
Curia
The Senate House (where the senate would meet)
Palatine HIll
Where the mansions were
teacher
magistra
student (boy)
discipulus
student (girl)
discipula
desk/table
mensa
chair
sella
door
ianua
window
fenestra
wall
murus
room
camera
flag
vexillum
clock
horologium
picture
pictura
map
tabula geographica
board
tabula
chalk
creta
eraser
erasura
pen
penna
pencil
stilus
paper
charta
ruler
regula
caseus
cheese
brassica
cabbage
nucēs
nuts
oleae
olives
malum
apple
vinum
wine
ova
eggs
mel
honey
I never wanted to marry.
Atalanta
I ran in a race with all my suitors. If they lost they were killed.
Atalanta
I gave three golden apples to a man running a race.
Venus
I won a footrace against Atalanta.
Hippomenes
I am the goddess whom Atalanta & Hippomenes forgot to thank.
Venus
I am the animal into which Hippomenes was turned.
Lion
I am the animal into which Atalanta was turned.
Lioness
I am the goddess whose chariot Atalanta and Hippomenes pull as animals.
Ceres
I am an old woman who loved to work in my kitchen.
Baucis
I am an old man who loved to work in my garden.
Philemon
We were visited by two gods.
Baucis and Philemon
We are the two gods that visited Baucis and Philemon.
Jupiter and Mercury
Once when we were serving guests the wine never ran out.
Baucis and Philemon
We tried to catch our only goose to serve it to the gods.
Baucis and Philemon
As a gift from the gods, we were changed into intertwined trees so we could always be together.
Baucis and Philemon
I was a man who loved to hunt.
Cephalus
Cephalus was my husband.
Procris
I am the person Cephalus used to call after hunting. My name means "Breeze"
Aura
I was killed by Cephalus because I thought he was cheating on me and I hid in a bush. He thought I was a deer and killed me.
Procris
I was a famous architect and inventor.
Daedalus
I was imprisoned in a labyrinth with my son.
Daedalus
My father was Daedalus.
Icarus
I flew too close to the sun.
Icarus
I didn't listen to my father's advice and ended up dead.
Icarus
I built wings from feathers and wax for my son and I to use in our escape.
Daedalus
I was a beautiful nymph. I was the daughter of the river god Peneus.
Daphne
Apollo was in love with me but I wanted nothing to do with him.
Daphne
I begged my father to turn me into a tree.
Daphne
I was in love with Daphne (even after she was turned into a laurel tree).
Apollo
I am the goddess of the hunt.
Diana
While I was bathing, I caught a man watching me.
Diana
While out hunting on day, I accidentally saw Diana taking a bath.
Actaeon
I am the animal into which Diana turned Actaeon.
stag
Diana threw this to turn Actaeon into a stag.
water
I was killed by my own hunting dogs because they didn't recognize me.
Actaeon
I was a nymph who talked too much and was punished by the gods.
Echo
I was not able to use my voice except to repeat the last words that others spoke.
Echo
I was loved by Echo.
Narcissus
I fell in love with myself (actually it was my reflection)
Narcissus
I pined away when Narcissus did not return my love. All that was left of me was my voice.
Echo
I died of a broken heart when my reflection did not return my love.
Narcissus
Out of pity, Jupiter changed me into a beautiful flower.
Narcissus
I am a nymph with whom Jupiter was in love. He changed me into a cow to protect me from Juno.
Io
I am the 100 eyed creature charged with guarding Io.
Argus
I am the god who sweetly sang to Argus until all his eyes were asleep.
Mercury
I cut off Argus's head and freed Io.
Mercury
I am what was created to highlight Argus's eyes after he was killed.
the peacock
I am a king to whom the god Bacchus granted a wish.
Midas
Everything I touched turned to gold.
Midas
I was a winged horse.
Pegasus
I was a terrible fire-breathing monster.
Chimaera
I killed the Chimaera.
Bellerophon
I rode Pegasus right up to Mt. Olympus.
Bellerophon
I once had lovely hair, but I said I was more beautiful than Minerva and she turned my hair to snakes.
Medusa
One look at me and men were turned to stone.
Medusa
I killed Medusa.
Perseus
I sprang from the blood of Medusa.
Pegasus
I was punished because my mother (Queen Cassiopeia) had angered the sea nymphs by boasting of her beauty.
Andromeda
I was chained to a rock to be sacrificed to a sea monster.
Andromeda
I saved Andromeda and married her.
Perseus
I married Perseus.
Andromeda
I begged my father (Apollo) to let me drive his sun chariot.
Phaethon
After I crashed the sun chariot, Jupiter killed me with a thunderbolt.
Phaethon
Phaethon's sisters found his body. In their grief they were changed into poplar trees and their tears became this stone.
amber
Only my voice remains.
Echo
I was turned into a lion.
Both Atalanta and Hippomenes
I was chained to a rock.
Andromeda
I lost a race because of three golden apples.
Atalanta
Jupiter changed me into a cow.
Io
I gave my husband Diana's gifts.
Procris
I disobeyed and flew too close to the sun.
Icarus
Everything I touch turned to gold.
Midas
I was changed into a laurel tree.
Daphne
I am the god who throws thunderbolts.
Jupiter
I am the god with winged sandals.
Mercury
I drove my father's sun chariot.
Phaethon
I am a flying horse.
Pegasus
I am the goddess of the hunt.
Diana
I am the goddess of love.
Venus
I am the god of the sun.
Apollo
Palatine
Patty
Capitoline
Cotton
Quirinal
Queen of
Viminal
Vermont
Esquiline
Eats
Caelian
Candied
Aventine
Apples
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caseus
cheese
brassica
cabbage
nucēs
nuts
oleae
olives
malum
apple
vinum
wine
ova
eggs
mel
honey

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