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  1. Istanbul
  2. Circus Maximus
  3. Charlemagne
  4. Wailing Wall
  5. Venus
  1. a a remnant of the ancient wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple and is one of the most sacred sites in Judaism.
  2. b most powerful ruler of the Franks; was crowned Holy Roman Empore rwas King of the Franks from 768 and Emperor of the Romans (Imperator Romanorum) from 800 to his death. He expanded the Frankish kingdom into an empire that incorporated much of Western and Central Europe
  3. c 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.
  4. d was a Roman goddess principally associated with love, beauty and fertility, who played a key role in many Roman religious festivals and myths
  5. e city served as the capital city of the classical (330-395), "Byzantine" (395-1204 & 1261-1453), and "Latin" (1204-1261) Roman Empires

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the continuation of the Roman imperium in its eastern provinces until its fall to the Muslim Turks in 1453
  2. Roman poet who wrote Aenid, a Roman sequal to Iliad of Homer
  3. 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".
  4. was a treaty of the three surviving sons of Louis the Pious, the son and successor of Charlemagne, which divided the territories of the Carolingian Empire into three kingdoms; established the peace; one of the most important treaties in world history-general borders it established still exist today
  5. first Christian Emporer; passed law which allowed religious toleration for all Christians.

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  1. Diocletianbecame 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


  2. Justinianruled during the greatest period of the Eastern Roman Empire; During his reign, he sought to revive the empire's greatness and reconquer the lost western half of the classical Roman Empire; last emperor to speak Latin as a first language


  3. 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


  4. Augustusmost important spirit; spirit of hearth and fire, protector of the family


  5. Pax Romanathe long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by military force experienced by the Roman Empire in the 1st and 2nd centuries AD. Since it was established by Caesar Augustus it is sometimes called Pax Augusta. Its span was approximately 207 years (27 BC to 180 AD).


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