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Different personalities - different perspectives

How may the Roman world have acted upon a gladiator who became slaves as a prisoner of war? The legionary thought of his daily life as a soldier? How did a patrician (Roman citizen) think he could shape the destinies of the Roman Empire? What was a Roman-Greek philosopher thinking about life at that time? What qualities and tasks have been attributed to the different gods and gods? Can the existing figures present an ancient world?
These are a few suggestions to approach Roman history. You will find further information online in the descriptions and on the craft templates. In addition, narratives, pictures, chronicles, history books and films are available, which give an insight into the life of the Roman era.

Colorful activity in a Roman city

Square raster typical is called the construction of a Roman city until today. That is, The city map was divided into roughly equal squares, connected by roads. In each city there were two main streets. These were the decumanus as the east-west axis, and the cardo as the north-south axis. Both crossed the residential, business, entertainment and public districts. The city was surrounded by a defensive wall with towers and gates.
At the crossroads of Decumanus and Cardo lay the so-called Forum. There were temples, market hall, court, bazaar, school and other public buildings. Adjacent to the forum were rectangular residential buildings, which I also built checkboard patterns. Not far from the forum is the amphitheater with its arena, the lodges, the stage and rooms for actors and gladiators. Regularly the people meet there. To gladiatorial battles and theater. The Amphitheater is characterized by the fun and the appearance of kings and other city leaders with their family. This kind of culture was known by the phrase "bread and games" by the Roman poet Juvenal, who thus criticized the domination.
Let's take a look at the temple at the Forum. Whoever thinks to find only Roman gods and deities here is wrong. Rome has its empire, for example. To tolerance against other cultures and religions. That is why we see statutes of both Roman and Greek and Egyptian deities around and in the Temple. Usually a deity with several names, but similar characteristics and tasks occurs. Thus the Roman Mercury and the Greek Hermes are honored as the main god. Both stand for traders and thieves. Their attributes are Hermesstab, winged helmet and purse. With helmet, shield and spear, Mars and Ares appear as war gods. Once upon a time, Mars was a patron of agriculture in the Roman Empire. The center of power Rome expanded and Mars became a god for health, fertility and disaster. Beside the simple Roman people we meet in the patrician, philosophers, senators, and other governors, who ask their gods for advice and help.

Not far away is the military camp with its legionaries, praetorians, tribunes and centurios.

In addition, in the gladiatorial school, we linger and look at the formation of the gladiators. As Murmillo, Thraker, Secutor, and Retiarius, they practice endurance, speed, courage, and fighting spirit. As slaves, they fight in the arena for their masters. Through struggle and bravery, it will be possible to buy from your masters, with a small fortune, the Peculium, to be citizens of Rome. Gladiators have access to the best medical and general care. They are regarded as real pop stars in the population and remind with their steely bodies to today's bodybuilders. At 27 years of age, your life expectancy is well below the average of the other population. For this they only had to struggle 1 to 3 per year. After their delivery, they began their struggle in the Roman imperial age with the slogan "morituri te salutant" The dead-devotees salute you "(the Emperor).

Construction of a Roman city

The 3D crafts templates breathe life into the houses and streets of a replicated Roman city. With these figures, ancient history can be recreated in a real-life way. Children are thrilled with such creative history. This course is suitable for schools, leisure groups or on a childbirth day. A total of 40 different basic arches are currently available for reproduction.

Making history comprehensible with the help of creative design

The ancient life still attracts people of all ages. The various gods' worlds, emperors, gladiators and legionaries receive special attention here. With our historic craft templates in 3D you can find different person