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World History 9 Roman Empire Test

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  1. Edict of Milan
  2. Twelve Tables
  3. Proconsol
  4. Augustus
  5. Princeps
  1. 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.
  2. b issued by Constantine in 313, ended the "great persecution" and legalized Christianity in the Roman Empire
  3. c the earliest written collection of Roman laws, drawn up by patricians about 450B.C., that became the foundation of Roman law
  4. d emperor
  5. 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

  1. 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.
  2. Roman Republic begins when Romeans overthrow the Etruscans
  3. 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.
  4. the wealthy class in Roman society; landowners
  5. 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

  1. Cicerocalled 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


  2. Imperial Styleking-like


  3. Virgila Roman poet


  4. RealismSculptures with realist postures


  5. ConsulsTwo officials from the patrician class were appointed each year of the Roman Republic to supervise the government and command the armies


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