5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Campus Martius
- Capitoline Hill
- 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 one of the 7 hills of Rome. It was the religious and governing center of the city.
- c 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.
- d tall mountain chain spanning France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and Italy.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Vergil composed this epic in Latin about the difficulty the main character had in the fall of Troy and then his travels and battles to found Rome. He was the son of Venus and Anchises, son-in-law of King Priam, husband of Creusa then Lavinia in Italy. Father of Ascanius/Iulus. brought Trojan tradition to blend with central Italians
- nourished boy/boys; male graduate/s of an institution.
- Greek scientist/philosopher who is credited with discovering water displacement to find the volume/density of objects as well as many other scientific and mathematic discoveries. Famously associated with the exclamation "Eureka" (I found it!)"
- Latin for "to err is human" the idea that humans are by nature fallible
- the first and last letters respectively of the Greek alphabet
5 True/False questions
alma mater → nourishing mother; an institution of learning
amphitheater → nourishing mother; an institution of learning
Crete → large island to the south of Greece. Home of the Minoan civilization (early wealthy kingdom in early Greek history), known in myth as the home of King Minos's labyrinth and the Minotaur.
Atlantis → legendary "city in/under the sea" referenced by Plato, it is a metaphor for a city-state of great power, technological advancement.
alias → 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.