Rome was founded by the
The Romans absorbed the fundamentals of urban planning, chariot racing, the toga, bronze, gold crafting, and the arch from
The powerful class of large-acreage landowners was known as
Which of the following peoples did Rome fight for the 150 years of the Punic Wars?
Josephus's Description of the Roman Army:
a military machine, disciplined and dedicated to duty, and had been born with weapons in their hands.
The collapse of the Republic began with
the disappearance of the small farmer.
Julius Caesar's assassination resulted from his
The statue of Augustus of Primaporta has Cupid and a dolphin at his feet as
reminders of his alleged divine decent from Venus.
In order to maintain the Pax Romana, Augustus
passed laws to curb adultery.
One of Rome's most original and influential achievements was
development of a system of law.
Which of the following was likely cause of the fall of the Roman Empire?
the difficulties of governing such a huge empire,, the decline of the slave trade, and the increasing gap between the wealthy and the poor.
The noted essayist Seneca argued that one might achieve peace of mind by
avoiding burdensome responsibilities, avoiding gloomy companions, and avoiding excessive wealth.
According to Cicero, Roman education emphasized
The most notable representative of the Roman Golden Age of Literature was
The greatest Latin poet Catullus celebrated
his passionate affair with a Roman consul's wife.
Which traditional Greek architectural order was used to build Rome's Colosseum?
Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian.
Juvenal's satire reflects Rome as
noisy, dirty, and crowded.
Romans considered which of the following as their most significant technological achievement?
The phrase "bread and circuses" came from
handouts to the impoverished millions of Rome.
The Pantheon was
a temple dedicated to the seven planetary deities.
Early western Christian churches were modeled architecturally on Rome's basilicas, which were the central space in a typical
In an Ancient Roman villa, the large central hall open to the sky was called
Roman art, both sculpture and painting, is known for its