5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- what caused the transition from Roman Republic to Roman Empire?
- why was the Roman republic formed?
- what is the Pax Romana? and who led rome into it?
- what is a schism and why did it happen in rome and what was the result of it?
- what culture was strongly influenced by the culture of Rome?
- a 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.
- b 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.
- c pax romana was a long period time of roman peace and prosperity. this happened when augustus was in power.
- d 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)
- e greece's culture
5 Multiple choice questions
- he ruled with a harsh hand or cruelly. they never went back to having a king instead they created a republic government.
- the christians
- 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.
- economic problems happened because they stopped expanding the empire which meant that there was no new sources of wealth. so people had higher taxes to pay which was hard for many citizens. social- poor people found it harder to pay for education and communication was bad so many people would not find out about civic matters. agriculture- no new technology so the soil became hard to use (warfare + overuse). military- soldiers began to be less loyal and disciplined to rome and more to individual military leaders. political- people became less loyal and officials became more interested in money then rome. people no longer were willing to sacrifice for the good of rome.
5 True/False questions
what are the different legacies left behind by rome and why are they important? → 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.
who are stoics and what do they believe? → he was a powerful ruler of the byzantine empire. he recaptured lost land and expanded the empire. he created a code of laws called the justinian code that regulated much of the byzantine life. he also made a impressive palace for him and his wife theodora.
how did the lack of new conquests hurt the roman empire? → 476
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 the date of the fall of the western roman empire? → with no new conquests there was no new wealth to bring to the government. no new slaves. no new farming land.