Farming & Agriculture Ancient Rome

Crops That Were Grown Included:

  • Grain (mainly wheat)
  • olives
  • grapes
  • peaches
  • cherries
  • plums
  • walnuts
  • herbs (rosemary, garlic)
  • onions
  • apricots
  • cabbage

Animals They Had Included:

  • oxen (to pull machinery)
  • cows, goats (for milk)
  • bees (for honey)
  • wolves
  • sheep
  • pigs, ram or sheep, and bulls (sacrificed for god Mars)
  • lions ( Julius Caesar)
  • horses, elephants (used for events)
  • cats

Tools They Used Included:

  • hoes
  • rakes
  • sickles
  • spades
  • aqueducts
  • waterwheels
  • mills
  • dams
  • reservoirs
  • plows pulled by ox
  • machine- called vallus
  • tribulum
  • turf cutter

Two Things They Did for The Gods:

  • Put bread in middle of field for gods to eat
  • Had blood sacrifices, using animals

Things They Traded:

  • Cereals
  • Wine
  • Olive oil
  • Spices
  • Fish
  • Meat
  • Salt
  • Beer
  • Leather
  • Hides

Other Information:

  • slaves worked the farms
  • Fertile soil because rains 30in every year
  • Get water from the Tiber River
  • Have hard times during winter cause destroys crops
  • 90% of romans believed farming was only way to live
  • #1 thing in rome= farming
  • Plant in spring harvest in fall
  • Had to rely on seas for fish and trade

CITATIONS:

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  • https://prezi.com/gp23bka2eolw/ancient-rome-climate/
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