4.4 Romanisation

The Time of Greeks and Romans
4.4 Romanisation
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The Time of Greeks and Romans
4.4 Romanisation

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Word Duty

  • Romanisation: to become more like the Romans
  • Cult: a small sub-religion or a different form of a religion
  • monotheism: belief in only one god (mono = one)
  • Gladiators: trained slaves that fought each other in the arena
  • Batavian rebellion: revolt against Rome by the Batavians (lived in the modern day Netherlands) 
  • Denarii (singular: denarius): most common silver coin Rome used

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1. What four benefits were there if you became a Roman citizen?

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2. Was it easy to become a Roman citizen?
Explain your answer.

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3a. What is Romanisation?

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3b. The source shows a picture of the
remains of a Roman bathhouse in England
Is this an example of Romanisation?
Explain your answer.

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4a. What two things did people in the Roman empire always have to do?

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4b. Which of these two things did the Jews and Christians refuse to do? Explain why.

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5a. What language did the Batavians speak?

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5b. Is the fact that there were letters in Latin from Batavians proof of their Romanisation? Explain your answer.

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5c The Romans made sure that troops were rotated. This meant that Batavians from the Netherlands were keeping the peace in England instead of the Netherlands. Why did the Romans prefer to use Batavians in England rather than in the Netherlands? Explain your answer.

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6a. What did Caesar mean by “Give them bread and games”?

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6b. Gladiators could become rich and famous. Is that so very different from professional athletes today? Explain your answer.

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7. Look at source 4.25. Is this temple an example of Romanisation? Explain your answer.

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8. What three benefits did the Roman empire offer for trade?

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9. In the first century AD, what did the Germanic tribes want?

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Make a picture / scan of the summary of lesson 4.4
and upload it here.

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