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5 Matching questions

  1. Punic Wars
  2. Dome
  3. Crossing the Rubicon
  4. Barrel Vault
  5. Punici
  1. a Roman name for Carthaginians meaning "Phoenicians"
  2. b When Caesar reentered Italy with his legions throwing Rome into a civil war. Point of no return
  3. c the simplest form of vault consisting of an unbroken series of arches; it forms a tunnel like shape Romans first to do
  4. d a hemispherical vault supported on columns or walls
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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)
  2. Roman lyric poet said to have influenced English poetry (65-8 BC)
  3. elected to help consuls, commanded armies in times of war and oversaw legal system in times of peace
  4. the group of people who ruled Rome before Romans revolted
  5. A Roman historian who presented the facts accurately. He wrote about the good and the bad of imperial Rome in his Annals and Histories.

5 True/False questions

  1. IndemnityIn ancient Rome, the supreme governing body, originally made up only of aristocrats.


  2. Civic Virtuenotion that democracy depended on unselfish commitment to the public good


  3. Imperial Styleking-like


  4. Pax Romanathe Roman peace


  5. OctavianSculptures with realist postures


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