This project has two goals:
1. To learn about the layout of a typical Roman villa or villa rustica from the 1st century AD (1st century CE).
2. To create a model, poster, or booklet of your ideal villa.
ROOMS/ARCHITECTURAL FEATURES: Label the rooms and architectural features along with a short explanation of what they were used for.
HOUSEHOLD GOD: Choose a Roman god/godess who is the protector of your house and explain why you chose him or her.
MOTTO: Create a simple Latin sentence or phrase that expresses the motto of your family.
ARTWORK: Choose 5 examples of ancient Roman art (3 BCE-4 CE, or 3 BC-4 AD) to decorate your villa. Vary your selection and use no more than 2 of any type.
- LIBRARY RESOURCES
- CITATION RESOURCES
- ROMAN AND GREEK DEITIES
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