pax romana

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what did it start and end?

27 BC- 181 BC

A strong empire included a strong what?

government, economy, military

What was the strongest force of the empire?

goverment

Who ran the government?

the emperor

What did the emperor do?

appointed officials to provinces
and
provincial governors

Roman law helped what?

to unify the empire

What was the Greek idea?

law was dictated by nature, therefore common to all people

Did trade flourish?

yes

what was the greatest commercial center in "trade"

agriculture; the primary occupation

Italian farmers worked on _____ farms

large

Provinces worked _____ farms

small

What kind of transportation did the Romans have?

roads and bridges

where did the highways extend to?

army outpost

The roman army kept what through its borders?

peace

armies used ____ to maintain peace in the provinces

force

The were originally the soldiers that guarded _____ of the emporer?

headquarters

what happened in the life of the empire?

period of great prosperity throughout the empire

the life of the wealthy had,,,

leisure time

True or false: slaves were the least fortunate of the classes

true

slavery was or was not essential to Roman economy

was not

what were some brutal sports?

boxing, gladiator fights

What was a colonus?

a tenant farmer

What was there theatre?

mimes, jugglers, clowns

who is the physician that summarized all medical knowledge?

Galen

Who was an astronomer?

Ptolemy

what was the ptolemaic system?

earth was the center of the universe

where did they get there knowledge the plan their cities from?

Greek

applied their scientific knowledge to....

farming, livestock breeding

architecture : mainly used

concrete

architecture consisted of....

arches, aqueducts

Who was one of Rome's greatest poets?

Virgil

Virgil wrote an epic poem called...

Aeneid

Virgil considered writing a sequel for...

Homer's Iliad

Virgil wrote how many book of Poems?

12

Who was a Roman historian who recalled Rome's heroic past to write history of Rome

Livy

Who used light satire and wrote human emotions?

Horace

Who wrote love poems?

Ovid

What was a collection of myths written in verse that was about The Giants War , Deadalus and Icarus ?

Metamorphoses

Metamorphoses consisted of how many myths?

250

Who was a great orator, philosopher, politician, passionate about law, and famous for political works?

Cicero

Who was a great historian who wrote Annals, which is the history of Rome under the Julian emperors and Germania which praised Germans to show low moral standards of the Romans?

Tacitus

who is a romanized Greek that wrote Parallel lives, which was a collection of greek and roman biographies (shakespeare borrowed from writing)

Plutarh

How many letters were there in the Roman alphabet at the beginning of the Christian era

23

Were there lower case letters?

no

Which letters were used only for writing word of greek origins?

K V Z

Which letters were added at a later stage to write words of other languages other than latin (English)?

J Y W

Today we use how many letters of the Roman alphabet?

26

Who used Latin during services until AD 1960s?

Roman Catholic Church

What was Latin part of?

Most Romance languages

What portion of English words have Latin origins?

1/3

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