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The large penninsula shaped country which sticks out into the Mediterranean Sea
Italy
First Democracy -- heavily influenced Roman culture
Greece
island off the tip of the boot of Italy
Sicily
Sea ringed by the Roman Empire conquered by Julius Caesar
Mediterranean Sea
city of 7 hills founded by Romulus which became center of Roman culture
Rome
River near Rome
Tiber River
Massive eruption of volcano in 79 AD covered the city of Pompeii
Mount Vesuvius
twin brothers raised by wolves - Romulus founded the city of Rome on April 21, 753 BC
Romulus and Remus
Conquered the vast Roman empire but ended the Republic when he became "Dictator for Life"
Julius Caesar
grand-nephew of Caesar who became the first Roman emperor
Augustus
April 21, 753 BC
City of Rome founded by Romulus
March 15, 44 BC
Julius Caesar assassinated
Palatine
one of the 7 hills of Rome where Romulus lived
Forum
political and economic center of ancient Rome