5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- what was the effect that location had on the byzantine empire?
- what are the different legacies left behind by rome and why are they important?
- what river was rome built on? how did it contribute to rome's growth?
- what is the Pax Romana? and who led rome into it?
- why did christianity threaten the roman empire?
- a it threatened because all of the fighting could make it easy for attack and it also could make the government weak. people could break out into war.
- b pax romana was a long period time of roman peace and prosperity. this happened when augustus was in power.
- c justinian code- many codes of laws have gotten help from this. christianity- people still practice it today. mosaics- people still make them today. sculptures- are still made today. we still speak the european languages. we still use vaults domes and arches. and aqueducts. we still use roads.the principles of roman law helped to form the basis of legal systems in many euro. countries and the usa.
- d The tiber river. the river helped rome have busy trade throughout italy.
- e the capitol stood in between europe and southwest asia. because of this it was a busy center of business and trade. merchants sold stuff on the streets from distant corners of asia, africa, and europe.
5 Multiple choice questions
- they did not wanted to be ruled by a king. this way citizens had a voice in their government and no person had all the power.
- they used their good army to conquer modern day italy and nearby lands. won against carthage. had power over most of the mediterranean sea
- the location made it easy to make roads. the river and sea helped trade and travel.
- greece's culture
- with no new conquests there was no new wealth to bring to the government. no new slaves. no new farming land.
5 True/False questions
what was the importance of the major leaders: augustus, constantine, justinian, diocletian, etc? → augustus- pax romana under his power. created good government. his rule had greatest extent of its size and influence. constantine- stopped attacks on christians, and moved the capital from rome to byzantine ( then came known as constantinople) justinian- expanded and recaptured land. created the justinian code. created beautiful buildings (Hagia Sophia- beautiful church) diocletian-split rome into east and west. restored order by ruling with tolerating little opposition.
Constantine outlawed attacks on whom? → the christians
who had voting rights in the roman republic? → average citizens. wealthy people and noble families did have a big influence though. the free-born male had the right to vote. women had few rights.
why did rome drive tarquin from power? (government guided by what?) → they used their good army to conquer modern day italy and nearby lands. won against carthage. had power over most of the mediterranean sea
who provided the check on the power of the Roman empire leaders? → with no new conquests there was no new wealth to bring to the government. no new slaves. no new farming land.