eTogaTrek: The Roman Family
with special thanks to
Students of LatinSummer Boston 2014
eTogaTrek Committee 2014-2015
Grace de Majewski, Chair
Kevin Jefferson, Advisor
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Take a trip back in time to Ancient Rome!
Explore our current episodes below.
Episode 1: Families and Bullas|
How would your life have been different in Ancient Rome? Learn about what it was like to
be a child in a Roman family. You'll have a chance to make a bulla just like Roman
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Episode 2: Roman Clothing|
Would you like to dress like an Ancient Roman? Join us as we explore the clothing for Roman men,
women, and children. Learn all about the toga and tunica, and then dress up your favorite stuffed
animal like an Ancient Roman!
Episode 3: Architecture|
Would you like to see an Ancient Roman temple? Join us as we explore the architecture of Ancient
Greece and Rome. Learn all about columns and capitals, friezes and pediments, then create
your own Roman temple at home!!
Episode 4: Mosaics|
Explore Ancient Roman art through mosaics! Learn about how mosaics were made and how they
were used. You'll have a chance to take a virtual tour of a large Roman mosaic and
even make your own edible art!
Episode 5: Games|
Explore the games that Ancient Roman children used to play! Learn how to play a Roman board game
called Rota with a friend. You'll have a chance to make your own version of Roman dice
and try out some games with them!
Follow eTogaTrek Throughout The Year!
- Episode 1: Families and Bullas (October 21, 2014)
- Episode 2: Clothing (December 1, 2014)
- Episode 3: Greek & Roman Architecture (January 26, 2015)
- Episode 4: Mosaics (May 15, 2015)
- Episode 5: Games and Knucklebones (June 5, 2015)