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  1. Charlemagne
  2. Hispania
  3. Diocletian
  4. senate
  5. Hagia Sophia
  1. a most powerful ruler of the Franks; was crowned Holy Roman Empore rwas King of the Franks from 768 and Emperor of the Romans (Imperator Romanorum) from 800 to his death. He expanded the Frankish kingdom into an empire that incorporated much of Western and Central Europe
  2. b became emporer in 284 AD; reorganized the empire, made 2 parts & co-emporer; ruled the more prosperous Eastern half; drove out invaders & established order; issued first government price ceilings in attempt to revive economy; also increased taxes
  3. c was a deliberative body which was important in the government of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. The word is derived from the Latin word senex ("old man" or "elder"); it is understood to mean something along the lines of "council of elders".
  4. d After its defeat by the Romans in the First Punic War, Carthage compensated for its loss of Sicily by rebuilding a commercial empire here.
  5. e central church of Constantinople; church of Holy Wisdom

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Latin for "I forbid", is the power of an officer of the state to stop unilaterally a piece of legislation; The concept originated with the Roman consuls and tribunes. Either of the two consuls holding office in a given year could block a military or civil decision by the other; any tribune had the power to unilaterally block legislation passed by the Roman Senate.
  2. famous for victories Caesar''s army had here; was a region of Western Europe encompassing present day France, Luxembourg and Belgium, most of Switzerland, the western part of Northern Italy, as well as the parts of the Netherlands and Germany on the left bank of the Rhine.
  3. was the king of the gods, and the god of sky and thunder. He is the equivalent of Zeus, in the Greek pantheon; As the patron deity of ancient Rome, he ruled over laws and social order
  4. in Rome was for gladiator fighting; an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, Italy, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.
  5. is Europe's second longest river after the Volga; Known as one of the long-standing frontiers of the Roman Empire; rlows through or acts as part of the borders of ten countries

5 True/False questions

  1. Diasporathe scattering of Jews from ancient Palestine


  2. Hadrian's Walla remnant of the ancient wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple and is one of the most sacred sites in Judaism.


  3. consulswas a Roman goddess principally associated with love, beauty and fertility, who played a key role in many Roman religious festivals and myths


  4. VirgilRoman poet who wrote Aenid, a Roman sequal to Iliad of Homer


  5. Roman Catholic Churchdeveloped in the East; Orthodoxy reached its peak during the high point of the Byzantine Empire