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5 Matching questions

  1. latifundia
  2. julius ceasar
  3. cursus honorum
  4. marc antony
  5. mare nostrum
  1. a means "our sea" nickname for Mediterranean sea for Romans
  2. b the path of honor, to move up a level in the political sense
  3. c Roman general and dictator. He was murdered by a group of senators and his former friend Brutus who hoped to restore the normal running of the republic
  4. d Ruled the east while Octavian ruled the west. Defeated by Octavian because the greek senate declared war on them due to Octavians supporting words. Committed suicide with Cleopatra after seeing no escape
  5. e huge estates bought up by newly wealthy roman citizens

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. supporters of the republic
  2. people from Etruria , ( north of Rome) that took control of Rome and Latium. Ruled Rome for more than 100 years. Built up Rome, streets, temples. Skilled metal workers Rome became rich from mining and trade
  3. ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC
  4. an ancient city state on the north African coast near modern Tunis, City located in present-day Tunisia, founded by Phoenicians ca. 800 B.C.E. It became a major commercial center and naval power in the western Mediterranean until defeated by Rome in the third century B.C.E. (p. 107)
  5. the naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC

5 True/False questions

  1. augustusRoman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC

          

  2. imperiumcommand, power, empire

          

  3. censorancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC

          

  4. punic warsA series of three wars between Rome and Carthage (264-146 B.C.); resulted in the destruction of Carthage and Rome's dominance over the western Mediterranean.

          

  5. sullastands for "Senatus Populus Que Romanus" and translates to the Senate and the People of Rome; the symbol is found emblazoned on light posts, mailboxes, street signs, and other municipal fixtures in modern-day Rome.

          

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