In ancient Rome, Vestal Virgins were tasked with keeping vigil over the flame of Vesta, the virgin goddess of the hearth. The flame represented two things: the continuation of Rome as a power in the world and the continuing virginity of Vesta’s priestesses. But what was life really like for these Vestal Virgins? (Ted Ed: 4:33)
This is a multiple choice video quiz re-formatted into a printable document that allows educators to have an easily accessible resource for printing and distribution to students. Students can use this resource while viewing the video clip, as a post-viewing assessment or as a flipped classroom homework assignment.