← CLE level 1 part 1 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- alpha and omega
- errare humanum est
- Campus Martius
- a large island to the south of Greece. Home of the Minoan civilization (early wealthy kingdom in early Greek history), known in myth as the home of King Minos's labyrinth and the Minotaur.
- b a region in Rome along the Tiber river, home of the Pantheon and Theater of Pompey. North of the Capitoline Hill, this low-lying area was used as a training ground for soldiers.
- c a mythic creature with the torso and head of a man, but the body and legs of a horse. known for their battle with the lapiths in the attempted abduction of Hippodamia.
- d Latin for "to err is human" the idea that humans are by nature fallible
- e the first and last letters respectively of the Greek alphabet
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Greek writer of fables that explain the benefit or harm of certain character traits in a variety of situations.
- breastplate; currently it means a source of protection for a group, individual, or idea.
- another I; someone who is your exact match in thought or expresssion.
- nourished girl/girls; female graduates of an institution.
- the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
5 True/False Questions
Etruscans → the people who inhabited central Italy before and during the early history of Rome.
amphora → tall mountain chain spanning France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy.
Adriatic Sea → the sea separating Italy from Greece
Excelsior! → ever upward! state motto of New York
Aeneas/Aeneid → Vergil composed this epic in Latin about the difficulty the main character had in the fall of Troy and then his travels and battles to found Rome. He was the son of Venus and Anchises, son-in-law of King Priam, husband of Creusa then Lavinia in Italy. Father of Ascanius/Iulus. brought Trojan tradition to blend with central Italians