From the head of government to an worshipped god
In the ancient Rome many goddesses were worshipped. Therefore numerous temples and sacrificial altars existed for honouring and embracing them. As well to honour the emperor of that time many temple were constructed all over the empire. Always when a head of state died, he was risen into "godhood". The Roman temple had an rectangular form, stood on top of an raising and had an entrance hall. Those were open and from there on you could get into the inner hall.
Regular offerings of the gods in the temple
Only a priest was allowed to enter the most holy part of the temple, because there were the sculpture of the god, which was worshipped a lot. The offerings always took place in front of the temple and never inside. When the christianity found its way into the Roman Empire, these temples were used as churches. Sometimes the were redecorated or were the basis of an old temple, which was helping to maintain the construction.
Handicraft pattern Roman temple
- out of stable paper
- to fold effortlessly, already with punched holes
- medium level of difficulty
- in scale: 1:140
- handicraft pattern Roman temple size: 23cm x 16cmx 11cm
Gorgeous and enormous temple constructions of Rome
With the impressing handicraft pattern Roman temple you assure keen to debate themes for conversations and encourage the interest for your lesson. Remember the terrific cult places and fascinating temple constructions, which still today are standing in Rome as ruins and are adorned by tourists! Your class in school will keep the handicraft pattern Roman temple in the best memory!
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