Presentation on theme: "Magistra de Koning & Daphne Lim The Town of Pompeii Stage 3 culture."— Presentation transcript:
Magistra de Koning & Daphne Lim The Town of Pompeii Stage 3 culture
The town of Pompeii Located in the low hills south east of Mount Vesuvius and close to the Sarno river.
163 acres of land Town surrounded by wall with 11 towers and 8 gates, leading to neighboring towns: Herculaneum, Nola, Nuceria and Stabiae, and into the harbor.
Two main streets crossing the town: the Street of shops and Stabiae street. Many little streets divided the town into blocks: grid pattern. Stepping stones
Shops and bars along streets. Symbols on the walls outside of shops indicate different streets and types of stores.
The Forum Central business center: market place, worship government buildings, elections, announcements etc.
Two theaters: The small theater (roofed): capacity 1,000 people The large theater: capacity 5,000 people mpeii.jpg?version=2http://cdn3.vtourist.com/4/ Large_theater_Pompeii_Po mpeii.jpg?version=2 (Oct 16, 2013)
The amphitheater. Large enough to seat all the Pompeian and visitors from the neighboring towns. Gladiator shows and animal hunts were held here
The baths divy.tripod.com/pompeii/p_formbath.jpg(Oct 15, 2013) 3 complexes: Forum Baths Central Baths Stabiae Baths
a town of many nationalities and ethnicities. Pompeii: the center of major trade routes