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eTogaTrek: Families and Children (ep. 1)

Make A Family Tree!
Share Your Experience!
See More Bullas!

What Do I Need for This Video?

  • journal
  • felt
  • stapler and staples
  • scissors
  • string or yarn
  • paper
  • markers

eTogaTrek: The Roman Family

Instructor: Colleen Roney
Coordinator: Kevin Jefferson

with special thanks to
Chloè Benner
Caitlin Campbell
Nadia Ghosheh
Brad Jefferson
Irene Morrison
Kate Preble
Matthew Webb
Students of LatinSummer Boston 2014

eTogaTrek Committee 2014-2015
Cynthia Cheng
Grace de Majewski
Kevin Jefferson
Elizabeth Shaw

"Run Amok", "Super Polka"
by Kevin MacLeod (
Creative Commons License: By Attribution 3.0

© Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute

Think About It!

  1. How would your life have been different in ancient Rome?
  2. Would you have liked to live in ancient Rome?
  3. We don't usually have bullas today. What kinds of good luck charms do we have today? Do you have anything you think is lucky?
Check back for answers to your questions about the Roman family! Do you have a question you would like to ask? Click here to send us your questions!

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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)