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He authored the Aeneid...
Virgil
This was the province governed by Julius Caesar....
Gaul
This is the modern day country that once was Gaul....
France
The number of years Caesar governed Gaul....
nine years
Caesar was which of these....dictator, emperor, consul, governor
consul, dictator, governor
This is the main river near the original location of Rome...
Tiber River
Name the wars between Rome and Carthage...
Punic Wars
Carthage was located on this continent....
Africa
To get from Rome to Carthage, Romans had to sail across this sea...
Mediterranean
The Punic Wars began over a dispute about this island...
Sicily
Who were the Etruscans?
early settlers of the Italian peninsula
Name the 2 classes of Roman citizens.....
Plebeians....Patricians
Of the 2 classes, which was the group of common people?
Plebeians
Who won the Punic Wars?
Rome
The first Roman Emperor...
Octavian (also known Augustus)
Named after Emperor Constantine.....
Constantinople
The city-victim of Mount Vesuvius....
Pompeii
Slavery was/was not legal in Ancient Rome...
was legal
I wonder what the details are of Julius Caesar coming to power in Rome...
....so do I. That's a great essay question
Are the details of the Roman persecution of the Christians and the eventual end of the persecution important to Roman history?
Why, yes...and what a good essay topic that is!!!!
The reason the book says that the Romans put Jesus to death....
fear of him setting up a new government.
The Roman official at Jerusalem...
Pontius Pilate
What are the Twelve Tables?
first collection of Roman laws written down
These structures helped with Roman irrigation....
aqueducts
The Romans did or did not develop an alphabet that other used....
did
Name the huge Roman stadium where events were held...
Colosseum
This was the chief of the Roman gods....
Jupiter
The Aeneid is the "sequel" to this literary classic....
The Iliad
The Roman version of Hera...
Juno
Dido was the beautiful queen of this city-state.....
Carthage
"Republic" is a Latin word that means...
"people's affair"
The plebeians made up this fraction of the Roman population....
9/10
This was the Roman farmer who became a kind dictator then returned to being a farmer....
Cincinnatus
"Punic" means...
Phoencian
Carthage ruled this European city whose capital today is Madrid...
Spain
This Carthaginian general led is troops over mountains into the Italian peninsula....
Hannibal
Hannibal led his soldiers across these mountains to invade Italy....
The Pyrennes and the Alps
Hannibal's cavalry rode these...
elephants and horses
This Roman senator repeatedly urged theat Rome destroy Carthage...
Cato
Gaul included France and this modern day European country...
Italy at first, later Belgium and Switzerland
This man began as a political partner of Caesar's but became his enemy.....
Pompey
The manner of Caesar's death....
assassination
This relative of Caesar took control of Rome after the assassination....
Octavian
How did Octavian's name get changed to Augustus?
The Senate re-named him
Roman emperors ruled for these many centuries....
four
Emperor Constantine located the "New Rome" in the Eastern Empire on the site of this Greek city...
Byzantium
Today Constantinople is known as...
Istanbul
Which was the first Roman Emperor to adopt the Christian religion?
Constantine
What country would you be in if you were having a picnic lunch at the foot of Mount Vesuvius?
Italy
This name is given to the four books written about the life and teachings of Jesus....
The Gospels
The early followers of Jesus were practicioners of this religion....
Jewish
Emperor Constantine granted religious freedom to the Christians after this....
a vision of a flaming cross in the sky before going into battle
This emperor made Christianity the official religon of the empire...
Theodosius
Quarreling between patricians and plebeians about what laws meant led to the creation of these....
Twelve Tables
Which are the Romance languages?
Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, and Romanian