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  1. veto
  2. Byzantine Empire
  3. Charlemagne
  4. Spartacus
  5. Virgil
  1. a 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
  2. b the continuation of the Roman imperium in its eastern provinces until its fall to the Muslim Turks in 1453
  3. c Latin for "I forbid", is the power of an officer of the state to stop unilaterally a piece of legislation; The concept originated with the Roman consuls and tribunes. Either of the two consuls holding office in a given year could block a military or civil decision by the other; any tribune had the power to unilaterally block legislation passed by the Roman Senate.
  4. d Roman poet who wrote Aenid, a Roman sequal to Iliad of Homer
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. Octavius took the name ___________ which means holy, sacred, majestic; trying to make himself God
  3. the first written Roman law code; established c 450 BCE
  4. 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. "Stoic Emperor"; spent time with troops on the frontier, allowed barbarians to settle in the Empire; famous for work on Stoic beliefs called Meditations; was opposed to Christianity

5 True/False questions

  1. Roman Catholic Churchstrong in the West; around 500 AD Clovis, warrior king of the Franks converted to Catholic Christianity


  2. Mark Antonywas a Roman politician and general; was defeated by Octavian at the naval Battle of Actium, and in a brief land battle at Alexandria. He and his lover Cleopatra committed suicide shortly thereafter. His career and defeat are significant in Rome's transformation from Republic to Empire.


  3. martyrwas 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.


  4. Rubicon RiverLatins were first to build here and would later become Rome


  5. Tiber RiverLatins were first to build here and would later become Rome


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