Slides in Lesson 20 Vocabulary
After centuries of being dormant, or inactive, the volcano Mt. Vesuvius awoke with a bang.
The city of Pompeii was subjected to, or made to experience, severe damage from the volcano.
Archaeologists have worked to salvage, or save, relics such as this head of a roman statue.
Some bathhouses in ancient Rome were opulent, or richly decorated.
Hadrian's Villa near Rome was luxurious with expensive, comfortable furnishings, and decorations.
These bronze coins had a low value. A roman citizen could buy only a meager amount of goods with them.
Outside Rome's city gates were roads that carried people to outlying areas, away from the city center.