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5 Matching questions

  1. Tiber River
  2. Marcus Aurelius
  3. Edict of Milan
  4. Constantine
  5. Spartacus
  1. a Latins were first to build here and would later become Rome
  2. b was the most notable leader of the slaves in the Third Servile War, a major slave revolt against the Roman Republic; for over a year defeated government armies
  3. c announced the official toleration of Christianity and signaled that the new religion was favored at the imperial court
  4. d "Stoic Emperor"; spent time with troops on the frontier, allowed barbarians to settle in the Empire; famous for work on Stoic beliefs called Meditations; was opposed to Christianity
  5. e first Christian Emporer; passed law which allowed religious toleration for all Christians.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. strong in the West; around 500 AD Clovis, warrior king of the Franks converted to Catholic Christianity
  2. 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.
  3. Roman System of law provided the foundation for laws of modern Europe and ________________
  4. When Carthage asked for peace, Romans made them pay an indemity and surrender this island to them
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Orthodox Churchstrong in the West; around 500 AD Clovis, warrior king of the Franks converted to Catholic Christianity


  2. Danubewas 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".


  3. tribuneschief officers of the plebeians; representatives of the various tribes; they had the power to speak and act in the name of the common Romans


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


  5. Wailing Walla remnant of the ancient wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple and is one of the most sacred sites in Judaism.