5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- what are the different legacies left behind by rome and why are they important?
- who had voting rights in the roman republic?
- what river was rome built on? how did it contribute to rome's growth?
- what were the problems that Rome faced, why they existed, and how they contributed to the fall of the empire?
- Constantine outlawed attacks on whom?
- a justinian code- many codes of laws have gotten help from this. christianity- people still practice it today. mosaics- people still make them today. sculptures- are still made today. we still speak the european languages. we still use vaults domes and arches. and aqueducts. we still use roads.the principles of roman law helped to form the basis of legal systems in many euro. countries and the usa.
- b The tiber river. the river helped rome have busy trade throughout italy.
- c average citizens. wealthy people and noble families did have a big influence though. the free-born male had the right to vote. women had few rights.
- d economic problems happened because they stopped expanding the empire which meant that there was no new sources of wealth. so people had higher taxes to pay which was hard for many citizens. social- poor people found it harder to pay for education and communication was bad so many people would not find out about civic matters. agriculture- no new technology so the soil became hard to use (warfare + overuse). military- soldiers began to be less loyal and disciplined to rome and more to individual military leaders. political- people became less loyal and officials became more interested in money then rome. people no longer were willing to sacrifice for the good of rome.
- e the christians
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- he was a powerful ruler of the byzantine empire. he recaptured lost land and expanded the empire. he created a code of laws called the justinian code that regulated much of the byzantine life. he also made a impressive palace for him and his wife theodora.
- it threatened because all of the fighting could make it easy for attack and it also could make the government weak. people could break out into war.
- stoics are people that believe in stoicism. stoicism is the philosophy created by a greek philosopher zeno that stresses the importance of virtue, duty, and endurance in life. citizens should have these qualities.
- they used their good army to conquer modern day italy and nearby lands. won against carthage. had power over most of the mediterranean sea
5 True/False Questions
what caused the transition from Roman Republic to Roman Empire? → they did not wanted to be ruled by a king. this way citizens had a voice in their government and no person had all the power.
what is the Pax Romana? and who led rome into it? → he was a powerful ruler of the byzantine empire. he recaptured lost land and expanded the empire. he created a code of laws called the justinian code that regulated much of the byzantine life. he also made a impressive palace for him and his wife theodora.
what was the effect that location had on the byzantine empire? → 476
what is a schism and why did it happen in rome and what was the result of it? → a schism is a official split between two groups. the two different churches fought about their differences. so when they split two different types of christianity were made. The Roman Catholic Church (in the west) and The Orthodox Church (in the east)
what is the date of the fall of the western roman empire? → 476