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1 Magistra de Koning & Daphne Lim The Town of Pompeii Stage 3 culture

2 The town of Pompeii Located in the low hills south east of Mount Vesuvius and close to the Sarno river.

3 163 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.

4 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

5 Shops and bars along streets. Symbols on the walls outside of shops indicate different streets and types of stores.

6 The Forum Central business center: market place, worship government buildings, elections, announcements etc.

7 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)

8 The amphitheater. Large enough to seat all the Pompeian and visitors from the neighboring towns. Gladiator shows and animal hunts were held here

9 The baths divy.tripod.com/pompeii/p_formbath.jpg(Oct 15, 2013) 3 complexes: Forum Baths Central Baths Stabiae Baths

10 a town of many nationalities and ethnicities. Pompeii: the center of major trade routes

11 FINIS!


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