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Lucius Memmius destroys Corinth and sold inhabitants into slavery
event that symbolized romes rise to power
What did he command his troops to do to the sight of carthage?
put salt in the soil to assure infertility and cure sight
who were the nobiles?
They were the descandants of oldest families of rome that formed a ruling aristocracy to govern the empire
What was the roman middle class called? what was there specialty?
equestrian order, leaders of roman commerce
What does Graecia capta ferum victorem cepit mean?
captive greece captivated her uncivilized conquerer.
Name two ways which greek culture was adopted into roman society
language and literature (the odyssey)
Why was there a problem in Numidia
Roman were taking over the Nasamones farm land so they started rebelling
Why were the punic wars fought? who were the sides?
a long struggle for control of sicily and the sea. Carthage and Rome
What military advantage did the romans develop in order to win this war
They needed marines, had crows foot on ships. Had to develop a navy
Decribe four geographical points that hannibal crossed into Italy
1. Up through spain 2. march across the pyrenees 3. Proceed up coast of France 4. and then through alps
What was hannibal not able to do alone? Who did he want to help him>
Kill all and march on city, The roman italian allies
What happend to HAstrubal
came through alps with a relief force but was intercept and they cut off his head
What roman general finally defeated Hannibal? At what battle?
Publius Cornelius Scipio, Battle of Zama
list the seven hills of rome
1. Mons Palatinus
2. Mons Esquilinus
3. Mons Capitolinus
4. Mons Aventinus
5. Mons Caelius
6. Collis Viminalis
7. Collis Quirinalis
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