5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Council of Nicaea
- Twelve Tables
- Circus Maximus
- a in Rome was for horse racing; an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome; it was the first and largest Chariot Racing Stadium in ancient Rome.
- b first Christian Emporer; passed law which allowed religious toleration for all Christians.
- c Roman System of law provided the foundation for laws of modern Europe and ________________
- d the first written Roman law code; established c 450 BCE
- e a council of Christian bishops convened by the Roman Emperor Constantine I; was the first effort to attain consensus in the church through an assembly representing all of Christendom; more than 300 biships attended and definned many important questions about theology and church administration
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.
- landowning aristocracy; originally referred to a group of elite families in ancient Rome, including both their natural and adopted members
- ruled during the greatest period of the Eastern Roman Empire; During his reign, he sought to revive the empire's greatness and reconquer the lost western half of the classical Roman Empire; last emperor to speak Latin as a first language
- was the last person to rule Ancient Egypt as an Egyptian pharaoh; was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, and therefore a descendant of one of Alexander the Great's generals who had seized control over Egypt after Alexander's death
- 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
5 True/False questions
senate → 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
Rubicon River → 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
Vesta → most important spirit; spirit of hearth and fire, protector of the family
Virgil → When Carthage asked for peace, Romans made them pay an indemity and surrender this island to them
Istanbul → city served as the capital city of the classical (330-395), "Byzantine" (395-1204 & 1261-1453), and "Latin" (1204-1261) Roman Empires