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Gladiators

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/gladiators.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: The spectacle of gladiator combat began over 250 years before the birth of Christ as a part of the ceremonies held to honor the deceased relatives of wealthy Romans. Later, these games became separate events sponsored by Rome's leading citizens in order to enhance their prestige. With the decline of the republic and the rise of the empire, gladiator games were appropriated by the emperor to entertain the spectators that jammed the arena. Here is a description by Seneca. Standard 7.01.1

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3657

Pliny and Trajan on the Christians

http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/jod/texts/pliny.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Letter from Pliny the Younger to Emperor Trajan and his reply regarding treatment of Christians. This is a great source document for understanding the treatment of Christians in a Roman world. Trajan's answer is concise and understandable. Standards 6.7.7 and 7.1.1

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2475

Roman Engineering

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/roman_engineering.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Roman engineering led to the building of some remarkable engineering feats that have survived to this day throughout western Europe - be they roads, theaters, baths or Hadrian's Wall. Engineering improved the life of the Romans in such day-to-day issues as water supply. Standards 6.7.8 and 7.1.1

Comments: This is brief but interesting information written by History Learning in Britain.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2661

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