Seven Hills

Cade Nguyen and Kenneth Jordan

The Seven Hills

Aventine Hill

Caelian Hill

Capitoline Hill

Esquiline Hill

Palatine Hill

Quirinal Hill

Viminalis Hill

What activities took place on each hill?

Aventine Hill-In historical times, this is where the Plebeans lived. They built a temple to Ceres in the 5th century BCE

Caelian Hill-Many of Romes elite lived on this hill during the Roman Republic

Capitoline Hill-Site of many of Romes earliest fortresses. It was also the hill of the government.

Esquiline Hill-This hill has a walled city on it since atleast the 700s BCE

Palatine Hill-This hill is the Hill of Romulus. In classical times it was where the rich and powerful chose to live.

Quirinal Hill-It is on this hill that the Sabines once lived and built their city.

Viminalis Hill-This is the smallest city out of the seven hills and was one of the last to be included inside the walls of Rome.

The Palatine hill in Republic times.

The Palatine hill is the Hill of Romulus. In classical times it was where the rich and powerful chose to live.

The Palatine Hill in Empirical Time

The Palatine Hill were once where the twins Romulus and Remus were found in the Lupercal Cave by their four-legged shepherd mother, who raised them. Ultimately, this is where Romulus decided to build the city. And here was where the Roman Empire began. Many lived on this hill but only the wealthy could afford to do it. Throughout this time, many empires were built by emperors and soon, the Palatine Hill became synonymous with palaces

Significance of the Capitoline Hill

The significance of the Capitoline Hill is that it had a worship center such as the temple of Jupiter and it is also the center of municipal government in modern Rome.

The structure of the Capitoline hill and what did it serve

The structure for this hill is that it served as a worship area and a political center for Rome

What hills are still in use today

There is only one hill out of the seven that is still in use, and its Capitoline Hill. It is use as a politcal center in Rome.

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Citations

"Capitoline Hill." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.

"Palatine Hill." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.

"The Seven Hills of Rome." The Seven Hills of Rome. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 May 2015.