Latin Sources

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Honoria
  • Created on: 20-06-13 15:36
View mindmap
  • Latin Sources
    • Waterways
      • Aqueducts
        • Concrete lining
        • Channel
        • From distant streams/reservoiurs
        • Poor quality - fountains and baths and latrines
        • High quality - drinking
        • Few houses running water
        • Illegal pipes running off aqueducts
        • Lead piping
        • 3 storage tanks
          • Tank to baths
          • Tank to private homes
          • Vitruvius
        • Inspection holes and air holes
        • Untitled
      • Sewage
        • River Tiber
        • Ran off homes and baths - large channels - unhygenic
        • Cloaca Maximus
    • Religion
      • Many gods
        • Main gods
          • Jupiter - god of heavens
          • Mars - god of war
          • Quirites
            • State god - Romulus worshipped through him
        • Gods with HUMAN PERSONALITIES
          • Objects also have 'numen' 0 spirits
          • Boundary stones - special significance
            • Terminus
      • Festivals
        • Sacrifices
        • Anna Perenna (Ides of March)
        • Ambarvalia
          • Farmers celebrated it as crops begin to ripen
          • Sacrifice  sheep, pig, ox and give first fruits and products of last harvest
      • 'Borrowed' gods from conquered enemies - more powerful
      • Foretelling future from entrails
        • Liver
        • Lightning and other alarming events
      • EVERYTHING CAN BE CONTROLLED
        • Gods with HUMAN PERSONALITIES
          • Objects also have 'numen' 0 spirits
          • Boundary stones - special significance
            • Terminus
      • Prayer
        • Followed by
          • Sacrifice
            • Must represent something LIVING
              • Foods
              • Newly harvested crops
              • Milk
              • Wine
            • Stunned
              • Cut throat
                • Examined entrails
                  • Vital organs burned on altar
                    • Carcass eaten
                      • Priest says prayers with face covered and over noise of flute - drown out bad omens
          • Must represent something LIVING
            • Foods
            • Newly harvested crops
            • Milk
            • Wine
      • Private Worshp
        • Vesta - goddess of the hearth/fire
          • Festival
            • Storehouse of treasures open in temple
              • Married women only
              • For week
        • Janus - god of the doorway
        • Penates - look after the larder, its contents and its replenishment
          • SPIRITS
            • Lares - family spirits of ancestors
              • Kept as statuettes in cupboard
              • Daily prayers and offerings
                • Penates - look after the larder, its contents and its replenishment
                  • SPIRITS
                    • Lares - family spirits of ancestors
                      • Kept as statuettes in cupboard
                      • Daily prayers and offerings
                    • Statuettes put on table at mealtimes
              • Statuettes put on table at mealtimes
            • Marriage
              • By cohabiting for a year - not 3 nights apart
              • Full ritual in presence of Pontifex Maximus
              • Children
                • Free born given bronze/leather amulet
                  • Keep until
                    • Woman married
                      • Age 13+
                    • Man replaces his childhood toga with man's toga (ages 14-17)
              • Untitled
        • College of Augurs
          • Priests
            • Festivals
              • Sacrifices
              • Anna Perenna (Ides of March)
              • Ambarvalia
                • Farmers celebrated it as crops begin to ripen
                • Sacrifice  sheep, pig, ox and give first fruits and products of last harvest
            • Couldn't be plebians - higher class clivilians
            • Any doubt about what seen in entrails - AUGUR called to check
            • Vestal Virgins
              • Guard sacred fire, bake sacred bead and perform rituals of worship
              • 6
          • 15
          • Learned to interpret omens
          • Guard Sibylline Books

        Comments

        Oriane Lois Lister

        really helpful - thank you ! :)

        Similar Latin resources:

        See all Latin resources »See all resources »