A form of government in which citizens rule directly and not through representatives is called
The Greek values of harmony, order, balance, and proportion in art served as the standard for what became known as
The __ were a group of thinkers who questioned the existence of the traditional Greek gods.
__ was a famous thinker who set forth his idea of a perfectly governed society in The Republic
__ were two officials who shared the powers of ruling the republic and whose time in office was limited to one year.
In the early Roman republic, the __ power was absolute but his time in office was limited to a six-month period
The __ are the people who first settled the land on the bend of the Tiber River that was to become Rome
___ were wealthy aristocratic landowners of ancient Rome who held most of the power in the early republic
Carthaginian general ____ led a force of more than 50,000 soldiers and 60 elephants across the Alps to invade Italy.
The ____ people were the common farmers, merchants, workers, and artisans that made up the majority of Roman citizens
____, a drastic drop in the value of money coupled with a rise in prices, helped weaken the Roman empire.
After serving as consul for a year, ____ led his troops in conquering Gaul. His great popularity was a source of concern to ____, who managed to have him ordered back to Rome.
Julius Caesar, Pompey
Under the rule of ____ as emperor Rome entered a 200 year period of peace and prosperity known as the ____
Augustus, Pax Romana
Slaves had few of the benefits of this prosperity. All were victims of their owner's whims. Some called ____ were forced to battle to the death before an arena full of eager spectators.
The reign of Marcus Aurelius marked the end of two centuries of peace and prosperity known as the ____
Roman soldiers had become less loyal, so the government was forced to hire ____ to defend the empire.