5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Edict of Milan
- Twelve Tables
- a an official, usually a former consul, who acted as governor or military commander of a province, and who had powers similar to those of a consul.
- b issued by Constantine in 313, ended the "great persecution" and legalized Christianity in the Roman Empire
- c the earliest written collection of Roman laws, drawn up by patricians about 450B.C., that became the foundation of Roman law
- d emperor
- e Honorific name of Octavian, founder of the Roman Principate, the military dictatorship that replaced the failing rule of the Roman Senate. (151)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Julius Caesar's grandnephew, later known as Augustus. By defeating Mark Antony, he gained rule of all roman lands. He was Rome's first true emperor.
- Roman Republic begins when Romeans overthrow the Etruscans
- A 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.
- the wealthy class in Roman society; landowners
- Roman historian whose history of Rome filled 142 volumes (of which only 35 survive) including the earliest history of the war with Hannibal (59 BC to AD 17)
5 True/False Questions
Cicero → called on upperclass Romans to work together to make Rome a better place and wanted the Romans to give more support to the Senate and to restore checks and balances on government
Imperial Style → king-like
Virgil → a Roman poet
Realism → Sculptures with realist postures
Consuls → Two officials from the patrician class were appointed each year of the Roman Republic to supervise the government and command the armies