5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Punic Wars
- Crossing the Rubicon
- Barrel Vault
- a Roman name for Carthaginians meaning "Phoenicians"
- b When Caesar reentered Italy with his legions throwing Rome into a civil war. Point of no return
- c the simplest form of vault consisting of an unbroken series of arches; it forms a tunnel like shape Romans first to do
- d a hemispherical vault supported on columns or walls
- 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
- 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)
- Roman lyric poet said to have influenced English poetry (65-8 BC)
- elected to help consuls, commanded armies in times of war and oversaw legal system in times of peace
- the group of people who ruled Rome before Romans revolted
- 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
Indemnity → In ancient Rome, the supreme governing body, originally made up only of aristocrats.
Civic Virtue → notion that democracy depended on unselfish commitment to the public good
Imperial Style → king-like
Pax Romana → the Roman peace
Octavian → Sculptures with realist postures