5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Tiber River
- a Roman poet who wrote Aenid, a Roman sequal to Iliad of Homer
- b was a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic; secured; secured Sicily, guaranteeing Rome's grain supply
- c became emporer in 284 AD; reorganized the empire, made 2 parts & co-emporer; ruled the more prosperous Eastern half; drove out invaders & established order; issued first government price ceilings in attempt to revive economy; also increased taxes
- d was the king of the gods, and the god of sky and thunder. He is the equivalent of Zeus, in the Greek pantheon; As the patron deity of ancient Rome, he ruled over laws and social order
- e Latins were first to build here and would later become Rome
5 Multiple choice questions
- was a deliberative body which was important in the government of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. The word is derived from the Latin word senex ("old man" or "elder"); it is understood to mean something along the lines of "council of elders".
- marked the boundary between the Roman province of Cisalpine Gaul to the north and Italy proper to the south(controlled directly by Rome and its socii allies)
- great edifice erected by Muslims in Jerusalem in the late 17th century, has been used by 3 religions as a secrad place of worship; supposedly Muhammed ascended into heaven from this spot
- the imperial capital of the Roman Empire, the Byzantine/Eastern Roman Empire, the Latin Empire and the Ottoman Empire. Throughout most of the Middle Ages, Constantinople was Europe's largest and wealthiest city.
- commoners; lower class of workers and farmers; composed of 90% of total population; were represented in political affairs by elected delegates to the General Assembly
5 True/False questions
Twelve Tables → the first written Roman law code; established c 450 BCE
Holy Sepulchre → Church Constantine built over Jesus' tomb
punic → was a Roman goddess principally associated with love, beauty and fertility, who played a key role in many Roman religious festivals and myths
Hispania → After its defeat by the Romans in the First Punic War, Carthage compensated for its loss of Sicily by rebuilding a commercial empire here.
Circus Maximus → in Rome was for horse racing; an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome; it was the first and largest Chariot Racing Stadium in ancient Rome.