Essays Tagged: "ancient romans"

Ancient Roman Meals

The ancient Romans were similar to todays generations in their eating habits but never ate three hearty ...

(7 pages) 78 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Violence in Society

glorified hundreds of years ago. Back then it was a form of a pure entertainment. We know how among ancient Romans, gladiators (usually slaves or captives trained for the purpose),fought with swords o ...

(3 pages) 148 1 4.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Violence in Society, there seesm to be a need for it.. .

glorified hundreds of years ago. Back then it was a form of a pure entertainment. We know how among ancient Romans, gladiators (usually slaves or captives trained for the purpose),fought with swords o ...

(3 pages) 52 0 4.3 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This essay is about the different types of volcanoes and how they are made. Includes a works cited page.

and killing thousands of people. The word volcano comes from the term Vulcan, which was a name the ancient Romans gave their god of fire. Volcanoes played a role in the religious life of some of thes ...

(5 pages) 88 1 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

This is about the ancient roman education.

Education was very important to the Ancient Romans. The goal of Education was to be an effective speaker. The school day began before su ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Ancient Rome: Religion

heir lives, which look like the fairy tails for us now, were the very important biographies for the ancient Romans. There were lots of gods in Roman religion. The most important ones were Jupiter (all ... . In the temples people could worship gods and goddesses, give gifts to them and sacrifice animals. Ancient Rome Temples were in many ways opposite to modern churches. There were four main elements in ...

(6 pages) 133 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Roman Townhouses and Apartments - the Curiae and Domae

In ancient Rome, its inhabitants' living quarters were very much dependent upon their locale and socioe ... dence in today's society. There is little differentiation between the living layouts of the wealthy ancient Romans and today's society of elite. Various facets of urban planning and residential develo ... d residential development are still present today, albeit with some differences.In the times of the ancient Romans, the rich lived nicely and in luxury. This seems to be a recurring theme throughout h ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Discussion on Abstract Art vs. 'Fine' Art

beautiful, intricate, and famous art ever known to man. They contain works from such greats as the ancient Romans, Greeks, and Egyptians, as well as more current artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Fr ... s that one has only heard or dreamt about, or perhaps never even imagined possible to be created by ancient minds. One can actually come face to face with the work of the great Vincent Van Gogh, the m ...

(4 pages) 157 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

The Degeneration of Fine Art Museums Into Warehouses for Modern 'Art'

beautiful, intricate, and famous art ever known to man. They contain works from such greats as the ancient Romans, Greeks, and Egyptians, as well as more current artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Fr ... s that one has only heard or dreamt about, or perhaps never even imagined possible to be created by ancient minds. One can actually come face to face with the work of the great Vincent Van Gogh, the m ...

(4 pages) 79 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Coliseum, the Construction and history of

s and controlling the large crowds make it one of the great architectural monuments achieved by the ancient Romans. The Coliseum is a vast ellipse with tiers of seating for 50,000 spectators around a ... es (for a small fee) with tourists. One might imagine that the current set-up is not unlike that of Ancient Rome.Once inside the Coliseum the mood changes to that of a quiet museum. It is hard to imag ...

(9 pages) 75 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Fall of the Roman Empire

There are many theories as to why the Roman Empire fell. One of the theories is lead poisoning. An ancient Roman writer named Vitruvius indicated in his book, De Architectura that the Romans knew of ... s a reason of the fall of the Roman Empire because less than half of the population had pipes. Most Ancient Romans used wells that were on their land. The people that did not have wells used le ...

(1 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Ancient roman games

Ancient Roman GamesJust like we do in the present day, ancient Romans enjoyed playing board games, j ... three are still popular today in many areas of the world.Backgammon was a very popular game during ancient roman times. The players must have a board with four tables of six thin triangles, and a bar ... in your kalaha then you opponent at the end of the game.These three games demonstrate the fact that ancient Romans enjoyed strategy and competition. Furthermore, you can recognize they played good gam ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

International Art Trafficking

ichelangelo in Florence to make his statue to look as if it had been buried in order to sell for an ancient piece for more money. This is an indication that art has gradually increased as an investmen ... ney. This is an indication that art has gradually increased as an investment option over the years. Ancient Romans adored ancient Greek art, and workshops in the Imperial City created tonnes of reprod ...

(8 pages) 43 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Spartacus and the Third Slave Revolt of Ancient Rome.

ere have been many key figures that will inspire others for decades and even centuries to come. The ancient Romans set many precedents for our modern-day entertainment with their gladiatorial games an ... ecedents for our modern-day entertainment with their gladiatorial games and the Coliseum, while the ancient Greeks set precedents for the ancient Romans with the Olympic games. One of the most influen ...

(6 pages) 64 1 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Ancient Roman Jewellery.

The ancient Romans indeed wore jewellery and lots of it. In some parts of ancient Rome it was considered ... was considered status as to how many pieces of jewellery worn and how intricate it was.The wealthy ancient Roman men didn't wear much jewellery. In fact they left it to their wives to display the jew ... her than their husbands.Rings came in many different designs. They also had different purposes. The Ancient Romans believed in many gods and it was common for them to wear a ring bearing a symbol of a ...

(2 pages) 42 1 3.9 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

"Ancient Civilizations: Rome and Pompeii" 2002. DVD Review

This film utilizes modern technology to take the viewer back to the times of the ancient Romans by recreating the splendor of the architecture seen in the ancient times. This docume ... mark.This film becomes repetitive early on with its constant computer image layovers depicting what ancient buildings would have looked like. One would hope to learn more about the Ancient Romans than ...

(4 pages) 609 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

An Analysis of Hydrotherapy

The awareness of the healing potential of water as a therapeutic resource is aged. The ancient Romans understood its value to heal, hydrate and sustain life and created many public bathho ... l, hydrate and sustain life and created many public bathhouses for therapeutic use. By the time the ancient Greek civilization was established, the use of water as a healing resource was well known (B ... ization was established, the use of water as a healing resource was well known (Bettman, 1956). The ancient Greek physician, Hippocrates, promoted the healthful effects of taking a bath and the Roman ...

(10 pages) 81 0 2.6 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Roman Gods

Roman GodsThe ancient Romans were a polytheistic nation. This means that they worshipped many different gods. They ...

(3 pages) 21 0 4.5 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Why did Christianity succeed in the Roman empire? Why didn't it just disappear? Does persecution make a group stronger?

going on in the EmpireSabina Abayeva28th May 2007Block GWhy did Christianity spread and succeed?The Ancient Romans were polytheistic, thus believed in pagan gods and worshipped idols. After some time, ...

(5 pages) 27 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Roman Games (origins And Effect On Society)

re common questions that we ask ourselves and have throughout history and still do to this day. The ancient Romans asked themselves these questions and many more, and through religion the Romans assoc ... ething about the culture from which it comes. So what do the gladiatorial contests reveal about the ancient Romans? Were the Romans bloodthirsty and barbaric? To my knowledge there are no such societi ...

(10 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History