5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- amor omnia vincit
- Capitoline Hill
- a love conquers all; phrase from Vergil's poem Eclogue 10.
- b a fire breathing monster which was a lioness with serpent for a tail and with a goat in the mid section.
- c breastplate; currently it means a source of protection for a group, individual, or idea.
- d one of the 7 hills of Rome. It was the religious and governing center of the city.
- e the people who inhabited central Italy before and during the early history of Rome.
5 Multiple choice questions
- legendary "city in/under the sea" referenced by Plato, it is a metaphor for a city-state of great power, technological advancement.
- a large, public open-air arena where entertainment events were held, such as gladiatorial combat.
- Latin derivative meaning "warlike, hostile"
- the bundled twigs around an ax which was the symbol of military control held by a dictator. fascists derive their name from this item.
- nourished girl/girls; female graduates of an institution.
5 True/False questions
Excelsior! → Greek writer of fables that explain the benefit or harm of certain character traits in a variety of situations.
April 21, 753 BC → legendary date for the founding of Rome
alumnus/alumni → nourished girl/girls; female graduates of an institution.
bona fide → in good faith. means something that is done in a sincere attempt.
amphora → a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.