No theory has won the support of most scholars
Is there any agreement between scholars on why the Han and Roman dynasties were so flourishing?
What followed the Roman Republic when Octavian took control and called himself princeps, first among equals?
A class of well-to-do Italian merchants and landowners second in wealth and social status only to the senatorial class.
Agricultural loss, government corruption, other chinese leaders along with land growth caused the decline of what?
What is the spread of the Latin Language and Roman way of life in the western province?
Became popular because it brought contempment, was simple, and said to trust your own instinct.
During the Roman Republic, all adult male citizens had the right to vote, but the votes were weighted so that the votes of the ______ counted for more.
The majority of the Roman population were called ______________ and the elite were called patricians.
In Rome's hierarchical society individuals and families were connected by complex ties of obligation. The common relationship was the __________ relationship.
The major external threat to the Han came from a confederacy of Turkic peoples called the __________.
The romans wanted to buffer against __________ which is the most convincing explanation for Rome's expansion.
According to popular legend, this man was cast adrift on the Tiber river and nursed by a she wolf. He later came to found the city of Rome in 753 B.C.E. What was his name?
This was the essential economic activity in the early Roman State in which the land was the basis of wealth.
This lasted from 507 to 31 B.C.E. and was not a democracy. It was a Roman rule set into place when Brutus deposed Tarquinius Superbus in 507 B.C.E.
Unable to own property or represent themselves in court, Roman _________ had to depend on a male guardian to advocate interests.
civil service system
One of the most significant developments that took place during the Han Dynasty is the ___________________.
Rome's _______ of Italy was sparked by ongoing friction between the pastoral hill tribes of the Apennines, whose livelihood depended on driving their herds to seasonal grazing grounds, and the farmers of the coastal plains.
A seemingly inexhaustible reservoir of what was Rome's key element of its military success?
Rome was able to take more casualties in crucial wars and still win by ______________________.
These people were descendents of Phoenicians from Lebanon and settled in present-day Tunisia. They dominated the commerce of the western mediterranean. They also fought against Rome. Who were they?
between 200 and 146 B.C.E.
When did Rome get involved in a series of wars that pitted the Roman state against the major Hellenistic kingdoms in the eastern Mediteranean.
Gaius Julius Caesar
The conquest of the Celtic peoples of Gual by Rome's most brilliant general, ______________________, between 59 and 51 B.C.E. led to Rome's first territorial acquisitions in Europe's Heartland
Sulla, Pompey, Julius Caesar, Mark Antony and Octavian
These series of individuals during 88 and 31 B.C.E. commanded armies that turned out to be more loyal to them then to the state. Who were these individuals. (Put in the order the book gives it to you)
In Rome, this was a rectangular courtyard with a skylight that let in light and rainwater for drinking and washing. Usually, upper class Roman townhouses would be centered around this.
Jesus was imprisoned, condemned, and executed by crucifixion by the order of what Roman Governor?
Warring States Period
What was the name given to the period in where China was devided into a series of rival states that had great hostility towards one another?
Developing earlier Legalist thinking, who insisted that the will of the ruler was supreme, and that is was necessary to impose disclipine and obedience on the subjects through the rigid applications of reward and punishments?
Who launched a period of military expansion, south into Fijian, Guangdong, and present day north Vietnam?
This appeared in China long before it appeared in Europe and was used to harness the power of running water to turn a grindstone.