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5 Matching questions

  1. 1st triumvirate
  2. rubicon river
  3. dictator
  4. senate
  5. romulus and remus
  1. a In ancient Rome, a political leader given absolute power to make laws and command the army for a limited time.
  2. b In ancient Rome, the supreme governing body, originally made up only of aristocrats.
  3. c Traditional story of how Rome began. Twins abandoned and rescued by a wolf, raised by a shepherd . Grew to build Rome. Romulus later killed Remus
  4. d The first attempt of the men by the names of Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey who try to save the replublic. Caesar gains this power
  5. e a river in Italy. On the night of January 10, 49 BC, Caesar took his army across it. He marched his army swiftly toward Rome, and Pompey fled.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. huge estates bought up by newly wealthy roman citizens
  2. Two officials from the patrician class were appointed each year of the Roman Republic to supervise the government and command the armies
  3. a landowning upper class in rome
  4. the naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC
  5. general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War

5 True/False questions

  1. pontifex maximusthe high priest of Rome, the head of Roman state religion; he appointed and oversaw the vestal virgins.


  2. scipio africanusa landowning upper class in rome


  3. SPQRstands for "Senatus Populus Que Romanus" and translates to the Senate and the People of Rome; the symbol is found emblazoned on light posts, mailboxes, street signs, and other municipal fixtures in modern-day Rome.


  4. 44 bcthe year the Romans overthrew the Etruscan and started the republic


  5. cato the elderan ancient city state on the north African coast near modern Tunis, City located in present-day Tunisia, founded by Phoenicians ca. 800 B.C.E. It became a major commercial center and naval power in the western Mediterranean until defeated by Rome in the third century B.C.E. (p. 107)