Presentation on theme: "Roman Picture Dictionary"— Presentation transcript:
1 Roman Picture Dictionary Draw your own picture dictionary. The contents of your dictionary can be found on this page. For each term included you will need to fill in either a missing illustration, a missing definition or a missing entry term. Use texts and laptops/ipads to research information to complete the missing picture, definition or term. After completing this create a booklet from this information by making a front and back cover, creating a title for your Roman Dictionary and placing your name and class period on the back. Then place the terms in alphabetical order like a dictionary and bind the booklet together.
2 __arena__________: a circular or oval shaped building with rows of seats built around a central open space. This building was a center forentertainment.Barrel vault: a series of arches in a row that create alone rounded ceiling or roof.Bulla: gold chain and amulet worn by patrician children for protection.
3 Chariot: An ancient two wheeled card pulled by horses Chariot: An ancient two wheeled card pulled by horses. Large enough for one or tow passengers. This vehicle was used in races, wars and processionsCistern: collected water (located in the perstilium or largeinternal court of a house)Colonnade: A row of columns usually supportingone side of a roofed building
4 Dome: A large round roof built on a circular base Dome: A large round roof built on a circular base. It is shaped like a bowl turned upside down. The Romans used the this type of roof on many of their public buildings.Forum: an open rectangular space in the center of a city for business,Government, worship etc.
5 Gladiator: Roman warrior, slave, fought in arena, circuses-against Animals, and humans.Impluvium: a pond in the main atria used for cooling and Collecting water from a hole in the roof._Janus____: Roman god of the home. His two facesturned in opposite directions represent welcomingguests into the home and the other face wishes themfarewell as they leave.
6 Roman temple: building dedicated to the gods, place of Worship in the forum (Parthenon in Rome is the most famous)Roman Triremes: a Roman galley.Usually a warship with 3 rows of oars, one above the other on each side.
7 _ __ _Stola____: A long robe worn by women in ancient Rome. It was a one piece garment wrapped about the entire body. It was belted at the waist with broad, graceful fold.Stylus and Wax tablet:Romans used this wooden tablet coveredin wax for writing. The pointed instrument was used to make letters and figures on the tablet.
8 Tribulum: heavy wooden board with pieces of flint driven into it. Farmers dragged through fields (back and forth) over grain to harvest.It separated the kernels from the straw.Toga: worn by Patricians (plebeians or common people wore tunics).Togas were worn over tunic and fastened with a fibulae (pin)._Vestibulum____: a small interior room ofa house.