Social Status & Artistic Expression in Ancient Rome


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What was a Pleb?

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1. What material was most Plebeian art made from?

2. What sort of home did most Plebeians live in?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Romans held art in high esteem, and ownership of quality art was a symbol of social standing. Questions on this quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of the types of art and citizens in ancient Rome.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can expect to answer questions about:

  • Distinctions between different classes of Roman citizens
  • Materials used to create Roman art
  • Features of this artwork

Skills Practiced

Answering the quiz and worksheet questions will provide you with a chance to practice skills such as:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the characteristics of Roman busts
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most significant information from the lesson about social status and artistic expression in ancient Rome
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the lifestyles of Plebians and Patricians

Additional Learning

Social Status & Artistic Expression in Ancient Rome is a lesson that will provide you with an opportunity to deepen your understanding of this topic. You'll learn more about:

  • Wall murals in ancient Rome
  • Funerary relief
  • Portraiture
  • Social symbolism and the ownership of high quality art