5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- A.D 313
- 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 Constantine declares freedom of Religion
- b B.P.4) What were the reasons in detail for the fall of Rome?
- c (A.D 76-138 emperor of Rome from A>D 117 to 138; one of Rome's greatest emperors; worked the unify the empire
- d 3 types of slaves: house slaves: often treated as a member of the family, sometimes get adopted of married into the family, agricolture slaves: had a hard life forced to work in the farming fields, mine slaves: had terrible life worked in dangerous mines. All slaves had no rights.
- e a unit of an empire; the provinces of the Roman Empire each had a governor supported by an army
5 Multiple choice questions
- Date when the Last Roman emperor driven from throne
- 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.
- a person in the ancient Roman Republic appointed to rule for six months in a time of emergency; had the powers of a king
- also known as Octavian, first Roman Emperor, ruled after Julius Caesar's death in 44 B.C (Julius' Adopted son) until his own death. The word Augustus means "highly respected"
- B. P.1) What were the good and bad effects that resulted from the great size of the Roman Empire?
5 True/False questions
27 B.C. → The year that Romans revolted and drove the Etruscans from power
Inflation → (A.D 245-316) Emperor of Rome from A.D 284 to 305, reorganized the Roman government
Roman Citizen: (212): "if the Tiber River reaches the walls, if the Nile fails to rise to the fields, if the sky doesn't move or the Earth does, of there is famine of plague, the cry is at once: "The Christians to the Lions." → He is saying that if something goes wrong the Christians are always blamed and killed. They don't care who did it, they just hate the Christians and want to get rid of them in any way they can.
Arch → *NOT "AFTER DEATH!"
Anno Domini (Latin) = The Year of Our Lord= A.D
March 15, 44 B.C → The year that Romans revolted and drove the Etruscans from power