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You Wouldn't Want To Be A Roman Gladiator! Horrible Histories: rotten romans; Gladiator vs. mouse. Horrible Histories: Roman Come Dine with Me: Elagabalus. Horrible Histories:Rotten Romans: 1.Elagabalus ,lottery. Horrible Histories:Rotten Romans: the Battle of Avaricum. decimation. Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans: Qualifying for the Roman triumph. The new aBook(HD)

Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans: Tabellarii messenger. Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans: Door-to-door dung salesman. Roman Aqueducts - Ancient Rome for Kids! As Roman towns got bigger, in the course of the Roman Republic, it got too hard for the people who lived in the towns to get drinking and washing water.

Roman Aqueducts - Ancient Rome for Kids!

Because raw sewage was draining into the rivers, people who drank river water often got very sick or died. Local governments, first in the city of Rome and then elsewhere in the growing Empire, decided to build long stone channels to carry clean water from nearby hills to the towns. This is an aqueduct of the city of Rome: Aqueduct in the city of Rome These were called aqueducts (ACK-wa-ducts), from the Latin word for water (aqua) and the Latin word for channel (ductus).

The aqueduct at Nimes, in southern France (Pont du Gard) These aqueducts were quite a challenge to build. More about Roman Aqueducts (page two) To find out more about Roman aqueducts, check out these books from or from your library: Roman Roads and Aqueducts, by Don Nardo (2000). City : A Story of Roman Planning and Construction, by David Macaulay (1983). Ancient Rome  As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued.

Ancient Rome 

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Roman Art. As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued.

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We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. CBBC - Boudicca Song Lyrics. CBBC - Celtic Boast Battle Song. Learning Zone Broadband Class Clips - Primary History Romans: The Army - video and audio. Roman Clothing. Roman clothing owed much to that of ancient Greece, but it had distinct forms of its own.

Roman Clothing

In all the ancient world, first and foremost clothes needed to be simple. As for possible materials there was only really one. Wool, although to some extent linen was also available. The needles of the day were coarse and unwieldy by modern standards. Hence any stitching or sewing was kept to a minimum. Underwear As undergarments Romans would wear a simply loin cloth knotted on each side.

Undergarments are believed to generally have been of linen. The Tunic So a senator could wear a tunic featuring a vertical broad purple stripe down the centre. It is worth mentioning the tunica palmata which was a brightly coloured tunic embroidered with palm leaves and was worn by the triumphator during his triumph, or possibly by other dignitaries at other, very exceptional occasions.

The richest form of the long-sleeved tunic, the dalmatica, in many cases replaced the toga altogether in the later years of empire. Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Interactive Colosseum Structure. A glimpse of teenage life in ancient Rome - Ray Laurence. The Roman Empire. Rome: Ancient Supercity Infographic. Discover Ancient Rome in 3D using Google Earth.

History - Ancient Worlds. Primary History - Romans. Housing. Primary history - Roman Britain for Key Stage 2. The following Key Stage 2 history lessons have all been judged to be outstanding according to OFSTED criteria.

Primary history - Roman Britain for Key Stage 2

There is a wide variety of teaching and learning activities as well as a rich array of teaching resources including PowerPoint® presentations. New lessons will be regularly added to meet the demands of the changing primary curriculum. >>>>Teaching the Roman Empire and its impact on Britain from September 2014. As you know, the new history curriculum comes into force in September 2014.

This gives us a year to start preparing. Outstanding Lessons Teaching Roman Britain at Key Stage 2 As you know at the present moment (2013), the emphasis in this unit is on the nature of the Romans' settlement and their legacy. Resourcing your Roman topic For a range of interesting web-based material, including a video exploration of the opening of a Roman tomb go to the 24 Hour Museum site and see what's on offer.

Streetmuseum: Londinium is available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, and is free. 1. Horrible Histories- Roman Emperor's Song- Who's Bad? Roman Numerals Display. Roman Sewage - Ancient Rome for Kids! A Roman latrine In larger Roman towns, people often got sick or died from drinking water that had been contaminated with sewage.

Roman Sewage - Ancient Rome for Kids!

Sewage is human waste - poop or pee. When people drink water with poop in it, they can get other people's germs and get sick with dysentery or die. To fix this problem, many Roman towns built aqueducts to bring in fresh water from the hills outside of the towns. They also built public latrines and systems of sewage pipes to carry sewage out of the streets and dump it into the river. Public latrine at Ostia (Thanks to Lynn Lichtenbaum) There were also big public toilets that had room for lots of people at the same time (this one is from Ostia).

Street drain in a Roman street These sewers just dumped raw sewage into the river, which was better than leaving it lying around in the streets, but still did spread germs sometimes. History - Boudicca.