Old World History & Geography test 10 (Chapter 11, pg 341, and 314-315
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The Italian or
which is called ___________ today, is *shaped like a boot with a very high heel".
Located near the toe of the boot is the Island of _________.
largest mountain system in Europe
The language used by the Romans
"City of the Seven Hills"
Rome was often called this
The ____________ were much more practical than the Greeks who influenced them.
a long drape worn over the tunic, could be worn only by a Roman citizen
Wealthy Roman homes were built around a central room called the _____________.
"All roads lead to Rome"
The Romans built a system of roads that connected the various kingdoms and countries withing their empire to the empire's capital, Rome.
To transport water to areas that were not near a river or lake, the Romans built __________.
An ancient aqueducts looked like a _____________.
Because the ancient Romans built their structures to last, they had to have building supplies that would provide __________.
the members of the _____________ were the oldest and wisest men of Rome.
The __________________ were born into
The __________ were the
-- the farmers, peasants, and freed slaves.
Italy was the greatest African city of ___________.
Carthage was led by a great general named ____________. He was the Carthaginian general who nearly defeated Rome.
Through Spain and across Gaul (modern France) Hannibal marched with his army of about forty thousand men. Hundreds of mules and horses and thirty seven _______________ carried the army's food and equipment.
During the ___________, Rome completely destroyed the city of Carthage by burning it and sowing the land with salt.
______________king knew he was dying without any heir to his throne, and he asked Rome to take over his kingdom.
Instead of obeying, Caesar led his army across the __________ and into Italy.
a person who has absolute rule in his country's government, controlling all of its major decisions.
God's servant ______________ had prophesied that a powerful kingdom (empire) would come that would be as "strong as iron"
first emperor of the Roman Empire
the 200 years of peace that followed the beginning of the Roman Empire is known as the _____________.
Augustus attempted to find out the number of people living in each Roman province and the value of their property. This gathering of information is called a ____________.
"crossing the Rubicon"
committing a deed that can never be reversed
a point beyond which trees cannot grow
Above the _____________ there is
snow on the mountains all year long
climate in high mountainous areas
is often called the ______________ or alpine climate.