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Rome Reborn

Rome Reborn
Images - Rome Reborn 2.2 - City Views An aerial view of the city center seen from the east. Visible are the Tiber River, Circus Maximus, Palatine, and Colosseum. Medium Resolution A typical street scene. Shops are on the first floor of apartment buildings. Medium Resolution Aqueducts supplied Rome with clean water brought from sources far from the city. Medium Resolution A typical view along the banks of the Tiber River between the Aventine and Transtiberim near the Pons Probi. Medium Resolution An aerial view over the Tiber Island. Medium Resolution Images - Rome Reborn 2.2 - Landmarks Rome had many small private bathing establishments. Medium Resolution The Circus Maximus housed the track used for chariot races. Medium Resolution The Colossus of the Sun. Medium Resolution An aerial view of the Flavian Amphitheater ("Colosseum") seen from the south. Medium Resolution The Flavian amphitheater ("Colosseum") had four levels above ground for the seating and the arena. Medium Resolution

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5 Examples of Latin in Video that You Didn't Know About Posted on 25. Jun, 2014 by Brittany Britanniae in Latin Language, Roman culture Salve Omnes! Video games permeate through our world from the popular game consoles, Facebook games, phone apps, and so on. ARCHAEOLOGY - Submerged Roman sarcophagus found ANTALYA - Doğan News Agency The Roman sarcophagus, discovered by a diving trainer in the sea near Alanya, has been removed from the water and taken to the Alanya Museum for display. DHA photo A sarcophagus covered with figures depicting Eros and Medusa and believed to date from the Roman period has been found in the sea near the location of the ancient city of Justinianopolis, in the southern province of Antalya’s Alanya district. The sarcophagus was retrieved from the water after a six-hour effort and has been delivered to the Alanya Museum Directorate. Diving school trainer Hakan Güleç spotted an object covered with sand and rocks while diving 20 days ago.

Lost Roman Codex Fragments Found in Book Binding Fragments of a lost ancient Roman law text have been rediscovered in the scrap paper used to bind other books. The Codex Gregorianus, or Gregorian Code, was compiled by an otherwise unknown man named Gregorius at the end of the third century A.D. It started a centuries-long tradition of collecting Roman emperors' laws in a single manuscript. The Codex Gregorianus covered the laws of Hadrian, who ruled from A.D. 117 to 138, to those of Diocletian, ruler from A.D. 284 to 305. (See a picture of a colossal statue of Hadrian found in Turkey.)

Less is the New More: Making the Most of Small Spaces Good Design For Living in Small ApartmentsAs people migrate to smaller spaces, good design helps a lot. This is something they figured out in Europe long ago, that if you don't have a lot of horizontal room you can go vertical. Tumidei in Italy makes some of the nicest stuff, like this unit with lots of storage under the bed. This unit just raises the floor high enough for beds to slide under. This one looks a bit clinical, but has two single beds plus a pull-out double bed in between. When you read in the New York Times that professional couples with children are moving into small one-bedroom apartments in Manhattan and sleeping in closets, perhaps this stuff could be useful. Class Tech Tips: 5 Totally Free Teacher Tools from the Library of Congress The Library of Congress is a fantastic resource for teachers and students. Their web-based collections, interactive ebooks, and mobile apps are perfect for classrooms studying United States history. Students can swipe through the ebooks on their tablets, access fables on their smartphone or examine primary source documents hosted on the web.

Make a Roman Wax Tablet Writing tablets have been used for thousands of years, long before paper was readily available. In ancient Greece and Rome, wax tablets were very popular. These were small, book sized wooden tablets that were hollowed out on one side and covered with a thin layer of wax. You could write on the wax with a stylus – a pointy tool made of metal, wood or bone. If you wanted to change your message you could either smooth the wax out again or heat it up to melt it. Large Roman cemetery discovered in Norfolk 3 July 2012Last updated at 13:30 ET The site has been excavated over the last four months Archaeologists have discovered 85 Roman graves in what has been hailed as the largest and best preserved cemetery of that period found in Norfolk. The site at Great Ellingham, near Attleborough, has been excavated over the last four months and the findings have now been revealed. Among the skeletons, which have been exhumed for further study, there were some which were beheaded after death. The cemetery is thought to date from the 3rd/4th Century.

Consuls of the Roman Republic Below is a list of the consuls of the Roman Republic from its foundation until the battle of Actium in 31 B.C. There were normally two consuls elected for each year. If during that year a consul resigned from office or died, a "suffect" (replacement) consul was elected in his place. During various years of the first two centuries of the Republic, colleges (boards) of varying numbers of "military tribunes with consular power" were elected in place of consuls.