story of the world vol. 2 ch 1 (test review)

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copied other set, added a few terms for test review

Rome

the most important city of the Roman Empire

glaciator fights

event that took place in the Coliseum

chariot races

event that took place in the Coliseum

lion and soldier fights

event that took place in the Coliseum

The Emperor

the leader of Rome

Roman peace

what does "Pax Romana" mean

The Celts

They rebelled against the Romans

The Celts

They did not obey Pax Romana

Problem the Roman Empire was having

It was so large that it could not fight off invaders

Barbarians

What the Romans called the invading tribes because they didn't live like the Romans did.

Huns

Name of one of the invading Barbarian tribes

Vandals

Name of one of the invading Barbarian tribes

Goths

Name of one of the invading Barbarian tribes

Visigoths

Name of one of the invading Barbarian tribes

Ostrogoths

Name of one of the invading Barbarian tribes

What did the Emperer Diocletian do?

divided the Roman Empire into two parts

Western Roman Empire

half of the newly divided Roman Empire

Eastern Roman Empire

half of the newly divided Roman Empire

Cause for the fall of Rome?

It got so big it couldn't fight off its enemies.

Cause for the fall of Rome?

Barbarians invaded it.

Pax Romana

"Roman Peace" means that all parts of the Roman Empire have to obey Roman Laws

Mediterranean Sea

near the center of the Roman Empire

what countries were part of the Roman Empire?

Gaul, Britain, Spain and Egypt

After the division of the Roman Empire, what happened to the Western par?

It was destroyed and all of its treasure taken

Coliseum

giant stadium in Rome. Provided public entertainment. Gladiator fights, mock naval battles, and martyring Christians all took place in the coliseum. built by VESPASIAN

toga

(in ancient Rome) the loose outer garment worn by citizens in public; only worn by free citizens, women and slaves were not allowed to. (looks like a white sheet)

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