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Time: 100 A.D. Time: 100 A.D. Place: Rome/Italy Place: Rome/Italy
The Roman Empire The Roman Empire They had big feast. They had big feast. The feast always look so delicious and good. The feast always look so delicious and good. If you were a starter you would have jellyfish and eggs. If you were a starter you would have jellyfish and eggs. then you would have dormice stuffed with nuts and fried honey. then you would have dormice stuffed with nuts and fried honey. There would also be bread soaked in milk, then fried in honey. There would also be bread soaked in milk, then fried in honey. They also had pine seeds and pork. They also had pine seeds and pork.
A VILLAGE IN ITALY Today, Italy is a country in Europe The country was shape like a boot The boot sticks out in to the Mediterranean sea Rome is next to the Tiber river. In 700 B.C, Greece was becoming a powerful country. Rome, however was just a small group of mud nut with straw roofs. There were seven hills were dotted with small village. The village grew and grew, soon they were all part of one big city, that a city of seven hills was called Etruscans took over Rome.
PROBLEMS IN ROMAN REPUBLIC The war made a lot of problems for Roman When the romans won a war it would make problems for the Roman people because the slaves where taking their jobs The city was falling apart The leaders where getting richer and the People where getting poorer The slavers wonted freedom so in 73 B.C. they started army of 100,000 slaves, they fougnt for two years They lost the war and 6,000 slaves died
A powerful roman general Even with these problems at home,the Romans tried to take over more and more land They sent generals out to distant lands Each general had his own army One general,named Julius Caesar, had taken over a land called Gaul He had many followers The Roman government thought he might be too powerful
Julius Caesar Fights Rome For three years Caesar and his army fought over generals for control of Rome In 46 B.C. he won He made himself head of all the Romans His friends decided to kill him On March 15,44 B.C.,they stabbed Julius Caesar They did not go back to being a republic after Caesars death
Daily Life In Rome Between the year of 27 B.C. and A.D 180, the Roman Emperor had a time called ‘Roman Peace’ The Roman Emperors wanted to keep the Roman people happy They put games and lots of circuses for men to enjoy, the woman were not allowed to go People in Rome ate their meals lying down On most days people ate bead, eggs, wine, olives, and some people had chicken and meat The Romans loved going to the baths, these were big pools that very one can use Rome was a big city, and it had many of the problems are big cities have today There was lots of sickness and crimes Fires were a big problem; too, parts of Rome were always burning down
The Christian Religion Is Born Many Religion were practiced in Rome, The emperor didn’t mind this too much as long as people also respected the Roman gods There were Jews living in Rome, The Jews were the first people to believe in the gods They also believed that god was going to send them a messenger Then a baby named Jesus was born When he grow up he start teaching his ideas. Some Jews believed he was the messenger sent by god, they called him Christ. The followers of Jesus became known as Christians.
The Christians gain followers After jesus died, people carried his teaching across the Roman Empire. many Jews and people of other religions became Christians. Sometimes the Romans thought the Christians kept too much to themselves, also they did not worship the gods. Then in A.D, 307, a man named Constantine became the emperor of Rome, one night he dreamed that he saw across in the sky Otto thought it was the cross of Christ, he dreamed that if he carried that across into battle, he would win.
The fall of Rome Historians say that the Roman empire fell in the year A.D 476. By “fell” they mean that Romans last their power in the world, but actually Rome didn’t fall in one year. The problem began many years earlier. People from the north began attacking Rome, the Romans had to make their army much bigger to protect themselves. lots of people were out of work, the empire grew weaker and weaker. Finally, it gave into the attackers from the north.
Roman ideas Today The Romans gave lots of ideas to the world before they fell from power. They were great builders. They built bridges, Stadiums and aqueducts Aqueducts carry water from the mountains to the city. The Romans built roads that are still in use today. The Romans were also good at making laws. Many of our ideas about laws came from the Romans.