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  1. Spartacus
  2. consuls
  3. Russia
  4. Hannibal
  5. Roman Catholic Church
  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 Architecture, religion and the arts were greatly influenced by the Eastern Roman Empire
  3. c served in the highest elected political office of the Roman Republic; Each year, two were elected together, to serve for a one-year term. Each was given veto power over his colleague and the officials would alternate each month
  4. d strong in the West; around 500 AD Clovis, warrior king of the Franks converted to Catholic Christianity
  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. was a military and political leader of the late Roman Republic; secured; secured Sicily, guaranteeing Rome's grain supply
  2. 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. was 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.
  4. Roman System of law provided the foundation for laws of modern Europe and ________________
  5. developed in the East; Orthodoxy reached its peak during the high point of the Byzantine Empire

5 True/False questions

  1. Jupiterwas 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


  2. Byzantine Empirethe 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.


  3. colosseumwas 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. Carthagerival in the Mediterranean basin to Rome in the last centuries BC before ultimate defeat


  5. OctavianRoman Emperor from 117 to 138. He is best-known for building the weall which marked the northern limit of Roman territory in Britain; built the Pantheon and the Temple of Venus and Roma. In addition to being emperor, is also a notable Stoic and Epicurean philosopher. A member of the gens Aelia, Hadrian was the third of the so-called Five Good Emperors.


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