In the early roman republic, members of the landholding upper class were called?
One reason why most conquered people remained loyal to Rome was that Rome
allowed some the become citizens
In the Punic wars, Rome gained control of lands around the Mediterranean sea by defeating whom?
What is the basic plot of Aeneid?
a hero escapes the city of troy to found Rome.
how did the senate change during the Roman Empire as compared to the republic?
it had much less power as a republic
roman architecture emphasized
Which of the following statements is true about Jesus of Nazareth
his teachings were rooted in Jewish tradition
to join the early christian community, a person had to
be baptized, or blessed with holy water
to tr to restore order in the roman empire, roman emperor Diocletian
divided the empire into 2 main parts
large numbers of Germanic peoples crossed into the lands of the roman empire in the late 300s to escape
the invading huns
Why was it important for the roman republic laws to be written on 12 tablets for the public to see?
plebeians could appeal a judgement made by a patrician.
The ancient Romans developed their religious beliefs from
who had the most power in a roman house hold?
The father had all the power
Who was the great Carthaginian general who almost defeated the Romans
Julius ceasars' enemies assassinated him because
they feared he would make himself king of rome
Roman emperor Augustus ordered a census of the roman empire
so there wold be a record of all those who are taxed
What was the popular roman philosophy that stressed the importance of duty and acceptance of ones fate?
The Romans used their engineering skills to build what?
aqueducts that carried water into cities
a system of law that developed under the roman republic and applied to citizens was called
Romans excused Jews from worshiping roman gods
to avoid violating Jewish belief in only 1 god.
Who made the greatest contribution toward setting Christianity on the road to becoming a world religion
The highest ranking official of the early church was
What important change did the roman emperor Constantine make in A.D. 313?
granted religious toleration of Christians
under pressure of attacks the first land lost by the empire was?
What contributed to the economic weakening of the late roman empire?
heavy taxes forced the middle class into poverty.