5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Hadrian's Wall
- a served in the highest elected political office of the Roman Republic; Each year, two were elected together, to serve for a one-year term. Each was given veto power over his colleague and the officials would alternate each month
- b Roman poet who wrote Aenid, a Roman sequal to Iliad of Homer
- c city served as the capital city of the classical (330-395), "Byzantine" (395-1204 & 1261-1453), and "Latin" (1204-1261) Roman Empires
- d rival in the Mediterranean basin to Rome in the last centuries BC before ultimate defeat
- e fortification built in Britian designed to hold the ancestors of the Scots back
5 Multiple choice questions
- was a Roman politician and general; was defeated by Octavian at the naval Battle of Actium, and in a brief land battle at Alexandria. He and his lover Cleopatra committed suicide shortly thereafter. His career and defeat are significant in Rome's transformation from Republic to Empire.
- was a treaty of the three surviving sons of Louis the Pious, the son and successor of Charlemagne, which divided the territories of the Carolingian Empire into three kingdoms; established the peace; one of the most important treaties in world history-general borders it established still exist today
- somebody who suffers persecution and death for the people, a country or an organization, or refusing to renounce a belief, usually religious, political or rights.
- chief officers of the plebeians; representatives of the various tribes; they had the power to speak and act in the name of the common Romans
- was a Greek historian, biographer, essayist, and Middle Platonist known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia; collection of biographies of Greeks and Romans - source of Shakespeare's play)
5 True/False questions
Twelve Tables → the first written Roman law code; established c 450 BCE
Venus → was a Roman goddess principally associated with love, beauty and fertility, who played a key role in many Roman religious festivals and myths
Cleopatra → most important spirit; spirit of hearth and fire, protector of the family
Byzantine Empire → the continuation of the Roman imperium in its eastern provinces until its fall to the Muslim Turks in 1453
Julius Caesar → was a Roman general and statesman; played a critical role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.