Create an account
three stories of arches and columns, ancient amphitheater partially preserved in Rome, arena held up to 50,000 spectators
PLINY THE ELDER
produced 37-volume work NATURAL HISTORY, like an encyclopedia, died at Pompeii in volcanic eruption
statesman who was a fine writer; clear, logical style of writing, showed admiration for Roman Republic and Roman ideas of justice; essays on government, morality, and philosophy
under his reign, Roman literature flourished; supported writers, especially those who glorified Rome
religions that used magical signs and secret passwords hoping to win immortality; gave people sense of belonging
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together