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  1. Constantine
  2. Council of Nicaea
  3. Louisiana
  4. Twelve Tables
  5. Circus Maximus
  1. 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.
  2. b first Christian Emporer; passed law which allowed religious toleration for all Christians.
  3. c Roman System of law provided the foundation for laws of modern Europe and ________________
  4. d the first written Roman law code; established c 450 BCE
  5. 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

  1. 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.
  2. landowning aristocracy; originally referred to a group of elite families in ancient Rome, including both their natural and adopted members
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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

  1. senateis 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


  2. Rubicon Riverwas 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


  3. Vestamost important spirit; spirit of hearth and fire, protector of the family


  4. VirgilWhen Carthage asked for peace, Romans made them pay an indemity and surrender this island to them


  5. Istanbulcity served as the capital city of the classical (330-395), "Byzantine" (395-1204 & 1261-1453), and "Latin" (1204-1261) Roman Empires