Who wrote the poem the Aeneid? What did it say?
Virgil wrote it and it says that other cultures may produce beautiful art or learned philosophers and astronomers
What is Pax Romana?
a period of stability and prosberity
Under whose rule did Pax Romana begin?
How long did Pax Romana last?
Why did Augustus Caesar begin working with the Senate?
he did not want to be like Julius Caesar
How did the Romans divide up their empire?
What is a province?
an area of the government controlled by a governer supported by an army
How did the Romans treat the people they conquered?
Name two bad emperors after the death of Augustus Caesar?
Nero and Caligula
Who was the greatest of the 5 Good Emperors?
What did Hadrian do that he was considered the greatest of the emperors?
he encouraged learning, made a code of laws
Who was the last of the 5 good emperors?
What type of religion did the Romans have?
Name Roman gods.
Jupiter and Minervana
How did the Greeks and the Romans value learning?
the Greeks liked ideas and the Romans liked building things
What did the Romans do in order to build heavier and stronger buildings than the Greeks?
they used arches
What type of building materials did the Romans use?
What is concrete?
a mix of stone sand and water
What is the coliseum?
the site of contests and combats between people and animals
What was the Roman road system like?
all the major roads led to Rome
What is the saying that speaks about Roman Roads?
all roads lead to Rome
What is an aqueduct?
structures that carried water over long distances
Describe a Roman aqueduct?
huge lines of arches, often many miles long
Who was Cicero and what did he say about laws?
a Roman senator, laws cannot be bent by influence, or broken by power, or spoiled by money
Who is Justinian?
Name some of Justinians laws?
no one suffers a penalty from what they think, no one may be forcebly moved from his house