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Kent Reading Quiz #5 terms
ruler of Rome, opened way for Christianity, freedom of worship for everyone
Christian bishop, friend of Constantine, witnessed Constantine's vision
GREECE CONQUERED RUDE CONQUERORS
observed by poet Horace, Romans adopted Greek culture
city burned by eruption of volcano in 79 A.D.
pictures formed of chips of colored stone or tiles
three stories of arches and columns, ancient amphitheater partially preserved in Rome, arena held up to 50,000 spectators
structures built by Romans to carry water
PLINY THE ELDER
produced 37-volume work NATURAL HISTORY, like an encyclopedia, died at Pompeii in volcanic eruption
mountain that erupted at Pompeii
Greek physician who wrote a medical encyclopedia
astronomer who taught that the earth was at the center of the universe
statesman who was a fine writer; clear, logical style of writing, showed admiration for Roman Republic and Roman ideas of justice; essays on government, morality, and philosophy
under his reign, Roman literature flourished; supported writers, especially those who glorified Rome
poet; famous for odes glorifying Rome and the Pax Romana
poet who wrote AENEID
historian who was partial to Rome; biased; goal was to glorify Rome; wrote HISTORY OF ROME
historian; wrote the ANNALS; critical of Roman emperors (though resigned to the present)
began Christianity; healed sick
GOVERNMENT, LAW, AND ENGINEERING
where Rome flourished
religions that used magical signs and secret passwords hoping to win immortality; gave people sense of belonging
savior chosen by God, believed by some Jews