Ancient Rome

'ab uno disce omnes' - Latin

'Mad emperors, brutal entertainments and lascivious lifestyles. These are the familiar images of ancient Rome, but what was it really like?' BBC History

This term we will be looking at Ancient Rome. We'll look at the lives, and often dramatic deaths, of it's people. You'll cover an Empire that changed the world, look at the worlds greatest soldiers, how to eat doormice,  what it was like to fight to the death with wild animals and Roman fashions. You'll also get the chance to work together to build our own Roman Town using minecraftedu.

Images of Ancient Rome

How long did the Roman Empire last?

Who's who in Ancient Rome?

"Who are you calling a pleb?"

Rome had an amazing social structure, amazing if you were lucky enough to have some denari (cash)! Not so great if you were a slave!

How did you become a slave or a senator?

"Veni, vidi, vichi"

I came, I saw, I conquered.

Spoken by Julies Caesar, who met a nasty end! But how?

Cool sites to help you with your research.