A Tour of Rome
By:Jake'll Johnson 3B
location and Geography of Rome
Ancestors / Colonists: Early settlers
Romulus and Remus Myth
Twin brothers , heirs to the throne, founders of Rome. Twin brothers who were abandoned by their mother to die. flown down the river Tiber , raised by a She-wolf and woodpecker.
Baths of Caracalla
Roman Roads (Emperor)
- Circus Maximus -
The shape and structure of the Circus Maximus changed as fast as Rome grew and with the importance of chariot racing, one of the great Roman passions. The first building, built in the VII century B.C. by Tarquinio Prisco was made of wood, but in its moment of splendour, Circus Maximus would have been completely covered in marble and travertine stone.
Forum (Multiple emperors)
Vitellius became emperor in mid 69. His claim to the throne was quickly challenged by Legions stationed in the Eastern provinces, who declared their commander Vespasian Emperor in his place. reign of Titus was struck by multiple natural disasters, the most severe of which was the eruption of Mount Vesuivus in 79.