Table of Contents

From the book: Teaching Ancient Roman History

Teaching the History of Ancient Rome

Contents

Teaching Roman History ... 1

Block Rotation for History ... 1

Important Dates in Roman History ... 2

Presenting History as Fact and Story ... 3

Methodology ... 4

The Main Lesson Book ... 5

Source Books ... 6

The Legacy of Rome ... 8

The Land Where Rome Began ... 12

Mythological Beginnings ... 14

The Founding of Rome ... 15

The Valor of the Sabine Women ... 17

Speaking Latin ... 19

The Second King Numa Pompilius ... 22

The Third King Tullus Hostilius ... 23

The Fourth and Fifth Kings ... 24

The Sixth King Servius Tullus ... 26

Tarquin the Proud ... 27

The Roman Republic ... 28

Roman Law ... 30

Valor and Virtue ... 33

Horatius at the Bridge ... 34

The Gallic Invasion ... 37

The War with Hannibal ... 38

Latin Prefixes in English ... 51

Roman Numerals ... 53

Julius Caesar ... 54

The Beginning of Christianity ... 59

The Reign of Nero ... 65

The Eruption of Vesuvius ... 69

Constantine and Julian ... 71

The Fall of Rome ... 76