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  1. Sicily
  2. Justinian
  3. Roman Catholic Church
  4. Pax Romana
  5. Rubicon River
  1. a When Carthage asked for peace, Romans made them pay an indemity and surrender this island to them
  2. b ruled 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. c 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)
  4. d the 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).
  5. e strong in the West; around 500 AD Clovis, warrior king of the Franks converted to Catholic Christianity

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. was 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
  2. city served as the capital city of the classical (330-395), "Byzantine" (395-1204 & 1261-1453), and "Latin" (1204-1261) Roman Empires
  3. 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
  4. somebody who suffers persecution and death for the people, a country or an organization, or refusing to renounce a belief, usually religious, political or rights.
  5. After its defeat by the Romans in the First Punic War, Carthage compensated for its loss of Sicily by rebuilding a commercial empire here.

5 True/False questions

  1. Augustusfamous for victories Caesar''s army had here; was a region of Western Europe encompassing present day France, Luxembourg and Belgium, most of Switzerland, the western part of Northern Italy, as well as the parts of the Netherlands and Germany on the left bank of the Rhine.


  2. Wailing Wallwas a Carthaginian military commander and tactician who is popularly credited as one of the most talented commanders in history


  3. HadrianGaius Julius Caesar Augustus; is considered the first emperor of the Roman Empire


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


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


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