5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- how did the location of the settlement of Rome contribute to its successes?
- who are stoics and what do they believe?
- what is the date of the fall of the western roman empire?
- who provided the check on the power of the Roman empire leaders?
- in what ways did the use of slave labor hurt roman agriculture and the roman empire?
- a 476
- b the soil became difficult to farm on because of warfare and overuse. because slaves worked in the fields romans had no interest in inventing new tools. however no technology could have helped to save the soil. disease and hunger spread throughout the empire and many people died
- c senate
- d stoics are people that believe in stoicism. stoicism is the philosophy created by a greek philosopher zeno that stresses the importance of virtue, duty, and endurance in life. citizens should have these qualities.
- e the location made it easy to make roads. the river and sea helped trade and travel.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- 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.
- he ruled with a harsh hand or cruelly. they never went back to having a king instead they created a republic government.
- with augustus, they became an empire. he was brilliant and careful. he built a strong government where the senate represented citizen's interests but they had little power. rome grew and became strong. rome ruled over a lot of land. pax romana helped.
- the christians
5 True/False questions
how did the lack of new conquests hurt the roman empire? → with no new conquests there was no new wealth to bring to the government. no new slaves. no new farming land.
why did christianity threaten the roman empire? → 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.
what was the effect that location had on the byzantine empire? → 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.
what river was rome built on? how did it contribute to rome's growth? → pax romana was a long period time of roman peace and prosperity. this happened when augustus was in power.
what is a schism and why did it happen in rome and what was the result of it? → a schism is a official split between two groups. the two different churches fought about their differences. so when they split two different types of christianity were made. The Roman Catholic Church (in the west) and The Orthodox Church (in the east)