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									Rome



      By:
 Diana Reading
      and
Mary Greenhalgh
       Performance Expectation
• Students will take a virtual field trip to Rome,
  Italy and will learn about the Colosseum, the
  Pantheon and St. Peter’s Basilica.

• Students will identify facts about three main
  sites in Rome by reading the given information
  and answering questions.
                    Rome
• Capital city of Italy
• Located in the
  central-western part
  of Italy
• Nicknamed the
  “Eternal City”
  because of the rich
  history
                  Directions
• Over the next few slides, you will read about
  three major places within Rome.
• Read the slides and follow the links to learn
  about these places.
• Be sure to take notes on each place. They will
  be useful to you at the end of this field trip.
           Today you will visit…
• St. Peter’s Basilica

• Pantheon

• Colosseum
                St. Peter’s Basilica
• Located in Vatican City
• Covers 5.7 acres and can hold
  over 60,000 people
• Built on the site where St. Peter
  was crucified and buried
• Site where several popes are
  buried
• Founded by Constantine in 324
• Rebuilt by Renaissance men
  (including Michelangelo) in 16th
  century
         For more pictures and information visit: http://www.sacred-
           destinations.com/italy/rome-st-peters-basilica-photos/
The Vatican
Photo taken by Diana Reading in July of 2000
                         Pantheon
•   Original building dates back to 27 B.C.
•   The present building was built between 118 and 125 A.D.
•   Temple dedicated to the gods (in Greek Pantheos)
•   The temple is a rotunda with an internal diameter of 143 ft.
                     Pantheon
• The only source of light comes
  from the skylight at the top of
  the dome
• The painter Raphael is buried
  inside the Pantheon
• For more information and a
  video, visit:
  http://www.italyguides.it/us/ro
  ma/rome/ancient_roman_empir
  e/roman_temple/christian_churc
  h/roman_pantheon/roman_pant
  heon.htm
                                               The Pantheon




•   Photos taken by Diana Reading in July of
    2000
          Colosseum

• Built by the emperor Titus Flavius Vespasianus

• Inaugurate by the emperor Titus in the year 80 A.D.

• Took 8 years to build and rises to a height of 165 feet.

• Could seat 50,000 spectators

• Named one of the 7 Wonders of the World in 2007

• For more information and a video, visit:
  http://www.italyguides.it/us/roma/rome/ancient_roman_emp
  ire/roman_colosseum.htm
      The Arena of the Colosseum
• Amphitheatre games consisted of:
   – Gladiatorial combats- fights between men
   – Venationes- men against wild beast
   – Naumachiae- naval battles (the supports in the arena were
     wood and could be removed to permit the oval to be
     flooded.
   For more information and a video, visit:
     http://www.italyguides.it/us/roma/rome/ancient_roman_
     empire/colosseum_and_gladiators.htm
Photos taken on Diana
Reading’s trip in July of
2000
                   Review
• Click on the correct answer to the questions
  on the following slides. The correct answer
  will blink.
                   Review
1. The Colosseum could seat up to:
          A: 25,000 people
          B: 50,000 people
          C: 75,000 people
                   Review
2. Which painter is buried in the Pantheon?
          A. Michelangelo
          B. Raphael
          C. Leonardo Da Vinci
                    Review
3. St. Peter’s Basilica was rebuilt in the _______
  century.
            A. 14th
            B. 15th
            C. 16th
                                        Sources
•   ROME: Then and Now. (n.d.). Gangi, Guiseppe. G&G Editions Rome
•   93 random facts about rome. (2009, March 7). Retrieved from
    http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/03/07_rome.html
•   Http://www.instatravel.org/entry/the-new-seven-wonders-of-the-world-marvels-of-mankind-heritage-of-
    the-world/. (2007, July 9). Retrieved from http://www.instatravel.org/entry/the-new-seven-wonders-of-
    the-world-marvels-of-mankind-heritage-of-the-world/
•   Map of italy. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.topnews.in/files/rome%20italy%20map.gif
•   Pantheon picture. (n.d). Retrieved from
    http://www.valenciastonesarasota.com/images/roman_pantheon.jpg
•   Pantheon picture from sky. (n.d.) Retrieved from http://www.sodahead.com/living/what-is-the-most-awe-
    inspiring-architecture-that-you-have-ever-seen-up-close-and-personal/question-
    778613/?link=ibaf&imgurl=http://www.kmkz.com/jonesj/gallery/aerial%2520view%2520of%2520the%25
    20Pantheon.jpg&q=The%2BPantheon
•   Rome picture. (n.d.). Retrieved from
    http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.concurringopinions.com/archives/Rome.jpg&imgre
    furl=http://www.concurringopinions.com/archives/2007/05/exporting_law_s.html&usg=__dP8078BH-
    J1fUWigZlbMX6pBwoI=&h=334&w=505&sz=106&hl=en&start=8&um=1&itbs=1&tbnid=Ew7I7lO19ch8nM:
    &tbnh=86&tbnw=130&prev=/images%3Fq%3Drome%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26rlz%3D1T4
    SKPB_enUS290US292%26tbs%3Disch:1
•   St. peter's basilica picture. (2002). Retrieved from
    http://www.cs.utah.edu/~bigler/pictures/europe2002/italy/st%20peter%27s%20basilica.jpg

								
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