Pompeii was essentially a strategic harbour town in the bay of naples as it was at a crossroads of the coastal route from cumae to the sorrentine peninsula and the inland route to nuceria, acerrae and nola. Re: influence of greek and egyption culture the key thing to remember with the greek influence is the helenistic art located throughout pompeii and herc have a look at the villa of mysteries which is very heavily influenced by greek archiecture and art.
Pompeii, situated in southern italy, is well known for the vicious eruption of mount vesuvius on the 29th august 70 adthe eruption led to the entirety of the city being buried beneath a 6 metre thick layer of volcanic ash that solidified and preserved everything that lay beneath for 17 long centuries. Women in pompeii and herculaneum were not classified as citizens, education was a symbol of respect but motherhood was the most valued occupation [ 15 ] they could not control the political office as they required particular characteristics such as power and rights which they lacked. Hi i've got my hsc half yearly exam in about 2 and a half weeks time the exam will be a 15 hour exam in hsc format with only the core topic (pompeii and herculaneum) and society topic (spartan society. Study pompeii/herculaneum: nature of sources/evidence flashcards from irene xiao's cths class online, or in brainscape's iphone or android app learn faster with spaced repetition.
Copies of frescoes from pompeii and herculaneum since few paintings have survived from that era, pompeii is one of the few precious sources for much of what we know about ancient painting and decoration. This site is designed to supplement your classwork and private study of the topic cities of vesuvius: pompeii and herculaneum for your ancient history hsc. Religion & spirituality region of campania turbulentunstable volcanic area prone to earth tremors apparently the people of pompeii and herc did not connect. The economy of pompeii and herculaneum occupations fishermen: the main industry was fishing, with fish hooks, fish skeletons, nets, a boat and boat sheds discovered.
Plans and streetscapes pompeii and herculaneum area of pompeii small by roman standards, only covering 66 hectares were four main areas in the city: the forum, the insulae fronting the via stabiana, region vi and the eastern area. Against plato's euthydemus (πρὸς τὸν πλάτωνος εὐθύδημον, pherc 1032) and against plato's lysis (πρὸς τὸν πλάτωνος λύσιν, pherc 208. Herculaneum was a wealthier town than pompeii, possessing an extraordinary density of fine houses with, for example, far more lavish use of coloured marble cladding contents 1 history of herculaneum. Pompeii - ad 79 1748-1860 pompeii was buried - although not, as we now know, destroyed - when the nearby, supposedly extinct, volcano vesuvius erupted in ad 79, covering the town and its.
King appointed him to resume excavations at herc- 1748 no treasure found so dug at pompeii dug more tunnels out from ancient theatre→ broke through painted walls, tunneled through houses, destroyed artefacts,excavated randomly- kept no records. Separated into private/public religion, temples • pompeii had 10 major temples, found mainly in or near the forum jupiter, venus, apollo, mercury and venus all had temples dedicated to them • there were no services visitors might leave incense, but was mainly for rituals which were carried out by priests to honour the gods. Influence of greek and egypian cultures: art, architecture, religion pompeii and herculaneum were both greek settlements herculaneum - the name itself is influenced by greek's hercules. Religion was an integral part of private and public life in roman towns and consequently homes contained larariums or household shrines, while town administrators provided public places, temples, and supervised public sacrifices and festivals. Pocket-sized book packed with information on the archaeological excavations, life in pompeii, occupations, trades, religion, and the roles of women lavishly illustrated with wonderful colour plates contains a useful document section with views of authors on pompeii over time the problems faced by pompeii in recent times - issues of.
Herculaneum pompeii oplontis world heritage sites in italy eumachia poppaea sabina freedman house of julia felix this is an essay / project essays / projects are typically greater than 5 pages in length and are assessments that have been previously submitted by a student for academic grading. Pompeii + herc notes user description: physical environment - easy access to sea (and therefore, also to trade and communication that crossed the mediterranean) - on the coast of the wide bay of naples in campania - bay dominated by the volcano mount vesuvius and herculaneum lay below it, 7km away on a natural terrace. Social structure men,women, freedmen, slaves 2 social structure and status• society in pompeii and herculaneum reflected more than a century of romanisation• the basic unit of society was the household (familia) which included family members and slaves, headed by the paterfamilias• there were three broad social classes: freeborn, freed. Pompeii- palaestra in pompeii was opposite the amphitheatre and was a 107 by 141 metre rectangle, surrounded by a portico on three sides, shade trees and enclosed by a wall in the centre was a large swimming pool.
I'm interested in knowing what the essay questions were. You will simply need to refer to your own notes and the website for the geographical setting, natural resources and political structure below are some syllabus notes for your use. Pompeii and herculaneum students learn about: non-examinable background • stages of occupation • brief historical overview up to and including the eruption of ad 79 • early discoveries and brief history of the excavations. Transcript of religion and pompeii and herculaneum temples the temple of jupiter religious practices & beliefs local political life in pompeii and herc.