5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- alter ego
- Campus Martius
- alpha and omega
- a the bundled twigs around an ax which was the symbol of military control held by a dictator. fascists derive their name from this item.
- b another I; someone who is your exact match in thought or expresssion.
- c the first and last letters respectively of the Greek alphabet
- d a region in Rome along the Tiber river, home of the Pantheon and Theater of Pompey. North of the Capitoline Hill, this low-lying area was used as a training ground for soldiers.
- e a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.
5 Multiple choice questions
- nymph who was caught in an argument between Cupid and Apollo. Cupid made Apollo fall in love with her (wtih a golden arrow), but caused her to flee (with a lead arrow). Just when Apollo is about to catch his fleeing lover, she prays for rescue and is turned into a laurel tree.
- one of the 7 hills of Rome. It was the religious and governing center of the city.
- a mythic creature with the torso and head of a man, but the body and legs of a horse. known for their battle with the lapiths in the attempted abduction of Hippodamia.
- the sea separating Italy from Greece
- love conquers all; phrase from Vergil's poem Eclogue 10.
5 True/False questions
alibi → in legal terms, it is the attempt to show that a defendant was not present at a crime location because others can place him/her at that time in a different place. From the Latin that means somewhere else.
antebellum → before the war; commonly used to describe art, culture, etc. in US before the civil war era.
bona fide → in good faith. means something that is done in a sincere attempt.
Danaids → 50 women who killed their husbands on their wedding night; depicted as being tortured in Hades as having to carry water in leaky jugs thus never completing their task into eternity.
et al. / et alii → nourishing mother; an institution of learning