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  1. Pompey
  2. Diocletian
  3. Jupiter
  4. Virgil
  5. Tiber River
  1. a Roman poet who wrote Aenid, a Roman sequal to Iliad of Homer
  2. b was a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic; secured; secured Sicily, guaranteeing Rome's grain supply
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. e Latins were first to build here and would later become Rome

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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".
  2. 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)
  3. 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
  4. 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.
  5. 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

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  1. Twelve Tablesthe first written Roman law code; established c 450 BCE

          

  2. Holy SepulchreChurch Constantine built over Jesus' tomb

          

  3. punicwas a Roman goddess principally associated with love, beauty and fertility, who played a key role in many Roman religious festivals and myths

          

  4. HispaniaAfter its defeat by the Romans in the First Punic War, Carthage compensated for its loss of Sicily by rebuilding a commercial empire here.

          

  5. Circus Maximusin 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.

          

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