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  1. marc antony
  2. crassus
  3. aeneas
  4. hannibal
  5. senate
  1. a Ruled the east while Octavian ruled the west. Defeated by Octavian because the greek senate declared war on them due to Octavians supporting words. Committed suicide with Cleopatra after seeing no escape
  2. b general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War
  3. c In ancient Rome, the supreme governing body, originally made up only of aristocrats.
  4. d The son of Venus and Anchises, he was a noble fighter for Troy during the Trojan War. He escaped from Troy as the Greeks were sacking the city and went off in search of a place to establish the new Troy. He settled in Italy, where his descendants founded the city of Rome.
  5. e General who defeated Spartacus. Crucified 6,600 slaves on the Alpennine way. He later served in the First Triumvirate.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. In ancient Rome, a political leader given absolute power to make laws and command the army for a limited time.
  3. command, power, empire
  4. a landowning upper class in rome
  5. means "our sea" nickname for Mediterranean sea for Romans

5 True/False questions

  1. 44 bcthe year the Romans overthrew the Etruscan and started the republic

          

  2. sullaRoman general and dictator (138-78 BC)

          

  3. censorThe son of Venus and Anchises, he was a noble fighter for Troy during the Trojan War. He escaped from Troy as the Greeks were sacking the city and went off in search of a place to establish the new Troy. He settled in Italy, where his descendants founded the city of Rome.

          

  4. carthagean 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)

          

  5. law of the 12 tablesGave equality to all Romans, but it would take ~150 more years before Plebeian laws were applied to everybody.

          

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