The Ancient City: Life in Classical Athens & Rome Topics for Discussion

Peter Connolly
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How was the treatment of women in ancient Athens similar to that in ancient Rome? How was the treatment of women different? What was necessary for a woman to obtain a divorce in Athens? In Rome? How was adultery treated by the two cultures?

What was the Colosseum built for? What stadiums were home to chariot races? How were gladiators recruited and trained? How many different types of gladiators were there? What was involved in "hunting" events at the Colosseum? What types of animals were used? What type of contests always resulted in a death? How did the Olympic games develop?

What types of homes were found in Athens and in Rome? What design and construction innovations were created by the Romans? What building materials were used for the construction of buildings in both ancient cities? How did the living conditions of the wealthy...

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