• TB --> pp. 130 - 134.
  • READING --> "Roman Society."
  • Slides.                             

  • To explain the role of geographic location in Rome's early growth and success.
  • To analyze the contributions made by the Latins, Greeks, and Etruscans to the development of ancient Roman culture.
  • To list the major values in ancient Roman society.
  • To analyze the Roman values illustrated in the myth about Romulus and Remus.
  • To discuss the importance of the Roman family, especially the role of the paterfamilias.
  • To compare and contrast the rights of Roman women with those of Athenian women.
  • To distinguish between the different classes in Roman society.
  • To identify the role played by the army in Roman society during the days of the early Republic.


  Romulus   Remus   Palatine   "Roman Lake"
  Magna Graecia   auspices   Etruscans   Latins
  Forum   res publica   gravitas    paterfamilias
  patrician   plebeian   legion   toga
  stola   preceptors    


Be able to find and identify the following on a map of the Italian peninsula and the southern Mediterranean area:
  • Adriatic Sea
  • Tyrrhenian Sea
  • Mediterranean Sea
  • Corsica
  • Sardinia
  • Sicily
  • Appenine Mts.
  • Magna Graecia
  • Etruria
  • Gaul
  • Appian Way
  • Rome
  • Ostia
  • Tarentum
  • Naples
  • Syracuse
  • Carthage
  • Brundisium
  • Alps Mts.
  • Po River
  • Tiber River
  • Mt. Vesuvius
  • Mt. Etna



Multiple Choice