5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a 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)
- b the Phoenician dialect of ancient Carthage
- c most important spirit; spirit of hearth and fire, protector of the family
- d Roman poet who wrote Aenid, a Roman sequal to Iliad of Homer
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- to the north of Italy with invasion passes; great location to the center of the Mediterranean Sea;
- 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
- Latins were first to build here and would later become Rome
- three-man rule
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Marcus Aurelius → "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
Twelve Tables → a term referring to the perceived period of both cultural and economic deterioration as well as disruption that took place in Western Europe following the decline of the Roman Empire
Diaspora → the scattering of Jews from ancient Palestine
Pax Romana → Roman Emperor from 117 to 138. He is best-known for building the weall which marked the northern limit of Roman territory in Britain; built the Pantheon and the Temple of Venus and Roma. In addition to being emperor, is also a notable Stoic and Epicurean philosopher. A member of the gens Aelia, Hadrian was the third of the so-called Five Good Emperors.
Spartacus → 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