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4 Major nations of Mediterranean Region
hint p.i.g.s.
Portugal
Italy
Greece
Spain
__________served as Europe's leading language for hundreds of years
Latin
In A.D. 79, the Roman settlement of Pompeii was buried under volcanic ash and lava from the eruption of
Mount Vesuvius
About A.D. 400, the Roman Empire was divided into 2 parts the western half was ruled from-____ The eastern half of the Roman Empire was known as the___________ It was ruled from Constatinople(Istanbul) now known as Turkey
Rome
Byzantiane Empire
Mediterranean means
in the middle of the land
The word peninsula is derived from
Latin
Paine(almost)
insula(island)
Portugal faces the _ocean rather then than the_______sea
Atlantic
Mediterranean
Lands that surround the Mediterranean Sea and their cardinal locations are
Africa to SOuth
Asia to East
Europe to North, West
Physical geography of Southern Europe
Shared Characteristics
Peninsulas
Mountains
Rivers
Resources
Romans built __________miles of roads
50,000
Some important contributions of the Romans are
Latin
Art
Literature
roads
Domes
Laws
Since 1945 these Mediterranean countries have had economic growht and rapid industrialization
Greece, Italy, Spain
The Norther part of Itlay is known as the country's "breadbasket" because of its plentiful
wheat harvests
Italy has shifted from ________ to
____________since WWII
Agriculture to industries
The _________peninsula nearly cuts off Greece
Peloponnesus
__________are important natural resources for the Med region
Rivers
_________ is a farming techique developed by Italian farmers where flat feilds are cut into hillsides
Terrace farming
The _____ is an ancient Roman road where goods were carried and served as a marketplace
Appein Way
__________ is the "invisible" industry in the Med Region
Tourism
Milan, turin and Genoa in Italy are called the___ Triangle
Golden
__________helped start the European Union`
Itlay
A ____________ holds total authority over people. (Italy) Benito Mussolini,
(Spain) General Fransico Franco, and (greece) Antonio de Oliveria Salazare were dictators who ruled in Med Europ
Dictator