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GACS lclab World History - Unit 4 - The Romans - Study Guide Test

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  1. Virgil
  2. Orthodox Church
  3. Cleopatra
  4. Hannibal
  5. Spartacus
  1. a Roman poet who wrote Aenid, a Roman sequal to Iliad of Homer
  2. b developed in the East; Orthodoxy reached its peak during the high point of the Byzantine Empire
  3. c was the last person to rule Ancient Egypt as an Egyptian pharaoh; was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, and therefore a descendant of one of Alexander the Great's generals who had seized control over Egypt after Alexander's death
  4. d was the most notable leader of the slaves in the Third Servile War, a major slave revolt against the Roman Republic; for over a year defeated government armies
  5. e was a Carthaginian military commander and tactician who is popularly credited as one of the most talented commanders in history

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. fortification built in Britian designed to hold the ancestors of the Scots back
  2. city served as the capital city of the classical (330-395), "Byzantine" (395-1204 & 1261-1453), and "Latin" (1204-1261) Roman Empires
  3. Octavius took the name ___________ which means holy, sacred, majestic; trying to make himself God
  4. three-man rule
  5. was a Roman goddess principally associated with love, beauty and fertility, who played a key role in many Roman religious festivals and myths

5 True/False Questions

  1. Edict of Milanannounced the official toleration of Christianity and signaled that the new religion was favored at the imperial court


  2. tribuneschief officers of the plebeians; representatives of the various tribes; they had the power to speak and act in the name of the common Romans


  3. Alpsto the north of Italy with invasion passes; great location to the center of the Mediterranean Sea;


  4. Gaulwas the Roman god of war; was invoked to protect Rome from the "invasion" of opposing armies, who often foraged on the food in Roman fields when they captured a Roman town.


  5. LouisianaArchitecture, religion and the arts were greatly influenced by the Eastern Roman Empire


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