5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- This is probably the most important big picture question. After evil and psychotic and psychopathic emperors like Nero we had an amazing emperor like Constantine. He struggled to spread Christianity. It provided comfort and authority at a time when hope for Mighty Rome was about to become a nope. He was a great emperor and it seemed like all was well, but really, all was not. 125 years before the only Christian emperor, Marcus Aurelius, a great emperor known for his wisdom, but apparently not really wise, left his son the infamous Commodus in charge of Rome (180 A.D) He was crazy and savage and loved random bloodshed of soldiers. Crazy. So he began a period of weak and corrupt rulers. Right? They were almost always successful generals and NOT politicians at all. The economy of the government fell to pieces and the senate totally lost it's power. The army began to be made up of mercanaries, people who have no loyalty to serve the army and do it only for pay. The Size of the Empire became a huge problem, but when she stopped conquering lands. no new sources of wealth became available and the taxes grew very heavy. The money was being drained out to pay for a government that simply refused to fight, and unenpliyment rapidly spread. A scarcity of food caused the price of food to go up, so the government began producing more money as coins. With less and less silver, they put less and less in each coin, and they soon became worthless. Lastly, Rome was powerless against the Germanic tribes, or barbarians.Then Romulus Agustuslus, at only 14 came into power, amd Oadacer stepped up and put him on a farm to work like a plebeian.
- A.D 313
- Romulus and Remus
- a B.P.4) What were the reasons in detail for the fall of Rome?
- b Constantine declares freedom of Religion
- c Twin brothers; children of a beautiful princess and Mars (Greek's Ares); evil and jealous king feared that they would someday seize power from him and ordered them to be drowned; The gods protected them, they were found by a she wolf and were taken to her cave were they were raised. Then they were soon found by a shepherd who raised them until they were older. When they were older they created the city of Rome.
- d A foreign warrior that is paid to fight for no real cause
- e someone who died for a cause they believe in.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- one of two officials who led the ancient Roman Republic. One was a patrician, and the other was a plebeian, this was to make it fair between each side of the social class
- The date that the Senate awarded Octavian the title Augustus which means "highly respected"; he became the first emperor of Rome
- a terrible fire went on in Rome for nine days. Nero blamed the Christians and had them killed which created martyrs which attracted new followers.
- period without literature and learning. Most culture stopped. The Catholic churches flourished. they welcomed Catholics into the churches. They rewrote the bible which kept writing alive.
- India : Indian Ocean :: Italy : _________________
5 True/False Questions
509 B.C. → The year that Romans revolted and drove the Etruscans from power
Renaissance → Rebirth of all of western Europe after the long period of no culture known as the Dark Ages.
Well obviously the good effects from the size of the Roman Empire were that having that many provinces and such in one empire gave Rome a variety of recourses, strengths, and such that can only come from having many parts to an empire. In Ancient Mesopotamia or Ancient Egypt or even Ancient Greece the land wasn't that large, so they were left with only the resources in that one area. This was widespread so they got a little bit of everything. The disadvantage was that the empire eventually became way to big and had way too big of a government to be ruled from one place, causing chaos to spread and for the enemies of Rome to attack and conquer. The empire began shrinking, but when they stopped conquering lands, no new wealth was available. The empire begin to crumble like Chocolate Chip cookies. → B. P.1) What were the good and bad effects that resulted from the great size of the Roman Empire?
Latin Language → Source of the French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian languages. 1/2 of all English words have a Latin history. Some of the English language words directly come from the Latin language
Colosseum → one of two officials who led the ancient Roman Republic. One was a patrician, and the other was a plebeian, this was to make it fair between each side of the social class