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  • INTRODUCTION TO ROME

    Comparing Greece and Rome

  • INTRODUCTION TO ROME

    Comparing Greece and RomeGeographyInfluencePolis/EmpireGovernanceAttitude towards outsidersMasters of War vs. Masters of battleConservative vs. InnovationPracticality vs. IdealismGoverning (Coarse-grained technocrats) vs. Culture (Sensitive Aesthetes)

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCE

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCEEscape from Troy

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCEEscape from TroyParallels to Odyssey

    After various adventure largely paralleling the wanderings of Odysseus, the Trojans are cast ashore at the recently founded city of Carthage.

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCEEscape from TroyParallels to Odyssey

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCEEscape from TroyParallels to OdysseyGoes to ItalyWins Battles, Settles in Latium

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCEEscape from TroyParallels to OdysseyGoes to ItalyWins Battles, Settles in LatiumRomulus and RemusSons of Mars

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCEEscape from TroyParallels to OdysseyGoes to ItalyWins Battles, Settles in LatiumRomulus and RemusSons of MarsShe-Wolf

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCEEscape from TroyParallels to OdysseyGoes to ItalyWins Battles, Settles in LatiumRomulus and RemusSons of MarsShe-WolfDisagree over where to found city

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCEEscape from TroyParallels to OdysseyGoes to ItalyWins Battles, Settles in LatiumRomulus and RemusSons of MarsShe-WolfDisagree over where to found cityRemus mocks Romulus

    "So perish whoever else shall overleap my battlements.

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCEEscape from TroyParallels to OdysseyGoes to ItalyWins Battles, Settles in LatiumRomulus and RemusSons of MarsShe-WolfDisagree over where to found cityRemus mocks RomulusRomulus founds Rome

  • Mythic History

    AeneidStory of AeneasWritten by Virgil, modeled after Homeric Poetry, ~29-19 BCEEscape from TroyParallels to OdysseyGoes to ItalyWins Battles, Settles in LatiumRomulus and RemusSons of MarsShe-WolfDisagree over where to found cityRemus mocks RomulusRomulus founds RomeSignificanceAeneid: Tie to glorious pastRR: Ambitious Men Fighting over RomeRR: Honor/Duty/Civic Loyalty>Family Ties

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROME

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROME

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROME

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)

  • FlatlandsCan be unifiedSicilyRome

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)Rome able to unite Italy under its rule (FC.28)

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)Rome able to unite Italy under its rule (FC.28)

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)Rome able to unite Italy under its rule (FC.28)

  • aFC26 THE GEOGRAPHY OF ITALY & ITS IMPACT ON THE RISE OF ROMEHeavy Greek influence on Rome (FC.19)Rome able to unite Italy under its rule (FC.28)Rome able to conquer the Mediterranean (FC.29)

  • Early Roman History and Those Darn Etruscans

    Collection of Villages

  • Early Roman History and Those Darn Etruscans

    Collection of VillagesPeriodization of Roman HistoryMonarchy 753 BCE 509 BCERepublic 509 31 BCEEmpire 31 BCE onwards

  • Early Roman History and Those Darn Etruscans

    Collective of VillagesPeriodization of Roman HistoryMonarchy 753 BCE 509 BCERepublic 509 31 BCEEmpire 31 BCE onwardsWho are the Etruscans?From Asia Minor?

  • aFC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)

  • Early Roman History and Those Darn Etruscans

    Collective of VillagesPeriodization of Roman HistoryMonarchy 753 BCE 509 BCERepublic 509 31 BCEEmpire 31 BCE onwardsWho are the Etruscans?From Asia Minor?Dominant Power in ItalyCities~Greek Polis

  • Early Roman History and Those Darn Etruscans

    Collective of VillagesPeriodization of Roman HistoryMonarchy 753 BCE 509 BCERepublic 509 31 BCEEmpire 31 BCE onwardsWho are the Etruscans?From Asia Minor?Dominant Power in ItalyCities~Greek PolisPowerful Kings, Armies

  • Early Roman History and Those Darn Etruscans

    Collective of VillagesPeriodization of Roman HistoryMonarchy 753 BCE 509 BCERepublic 509 31 BCEEmpire 31 BCE onwardsWho are the Etruscans?From Asia Minor?Dominant Power in ItalyCities~Greek PolisPowerful Kings, ArmiesTrade with Greek neighbors

  • Early Roman History and Those Darn Etruscans

    Collective of VillagesPeriodization of Roman HistoryMonarchy 753 BCE 509 BCERepublic 509 31 BCEEmpire 31 BCE onwardsWho are the Etruscans?From Asia Minor?Dominant Power in ItalyCities~Greek PolisPowerful Kings, ArmiesTrade with Greek neighborsControl Rome after ~650

  • Early Roman History and Those Darn Etruscans

    Collective of VillagesPeriodization of Roman HistoryMonarchy 753 BCE 509 BCERepublic 509 31 BCEEmpire 31 BCE onwardsWho are the Etruscans?From Asia Minor?Dominant Power in ItalyCities~Greek PolisPowerful Kings, ArmiesTrade with Greek neighborsControl Rome after ~650Rome under Etruscan RuleInnovations/Characteristics

  • aFC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)

  • aFC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)

  • aFC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)

  • aFC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)

  • Early Roman History and Those Darn Etruscans

    Collective of VillagesPeriodization of Roman HistoryMonarchy 753 BCE 509 BCERepublic 509 31 BCEEmpire 31 BCE onwardsWho are the Etruscans?From Asia Minor?Dominant Power in ItalyCities~Greek PolisPowerful Kings, ArmiesTrade with Greek neighborsControl Rome after ~650Rome under Etruscan RuleInnovations/CharacteristicsOther InfluencesDark/Gloomy ReligionTogas

  • Early Roman History and Those Darn Etruscans

    Collective of VillagesPeriodization of Roman HistoryMonarchy 753 BCE 509 BCERepublic 509 31 BCEEmpire 31 BCE onwardsWho are the Etruscans?From Asia Minor?Dominant Power in ItalyCities~Greek PolisPowerful Kings, ArmiesTrade with Greek neighborsControl Rome after ~650Rome under Etruscan RuleInnovations/CharacteristicsOther InfluencesDark/Gloomy ReligionTogasRome becomes most imp city in Central Italy

  • aFC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)

  • FC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Rebellion vs. EtruscansFinal Three Kings EtruscanDistrust of KingsTarquinius Superbus and LucretiaRomans drive out EtruscansHillsGreeks

  • FC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)

  • FC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)

  • FC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)

  • FC.27 ROMES EARLY ROOTS: THE ETRUSCANS (c.650-400B.C.E.)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)Influence from Grks in S. Italy (FC.19)

  • The legend of Horatius, who single-handedly held off a surprise Etruscan attack while the Romans destroyed the bridge leading to Rome, reflects continuing Etruscan power over and/or pressure upon Rome at this time.

  • The Etruscan defeat of the Greeks at Alalia in 525 BCE marked a turning point in their fortunes as the peak of their power and also contributing to its downfall