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Identify the two principal social classes of Rome
Patrician and Plebian
Both answers start with "P"
Name the Germanic tribe that conquered North Africa
The Vandals
Answer is also a punk band
Place of Jesus' birth and Death
Bethlehem
Identify three Greek City States
Sparta, Athens, Corinthia
Who destroyed the greek city states?
Alexander, the great
He's great.
Who issued the Edict of Milan?
Constantine
name of a something corporate song
Identify the tribe that sacked rome in 410 AD
Visigoths
Site of a Roman gladiatorial school
Capua
Name the goddess of the city-state of Athens
Athena
One of my good friend's names
Dynasty that Queen Cleopatra VII belonged?
Ptolemaic
What is the name of the historic event described: Moses and Jewish people departing from Egypt to Palestine
The Exodus
Who was known as "The Scourge of God?"
Atilla, the leader of the Huns
Who was the tutor of Alexander the Great?
Aristotle
"Quid Pro Quo", a latin term, means what?
something for something
give and take
Who was defeated at the battle of actium?
Forces of Antony and Cleopatra
2 people
Original Name of the Coliseum
The Flavient Ampitheatre
Former name of Istanbul
Constantinople
Schism
break in the church
Catholics are split into different groups.
monotheistic
belief in one god
catholics
polytheistic
belief in more than one god
wiccan or pagan
What angel did muhammad claim to see who brought the words of God?
Angel Gabriel
Where ace and I met
Muslim God
Allah
Arabic word for moral struggle
Gihad
Neolithic
The new stone age
Prehistory
Oral History
What happened in the Neolithic period, about 10,000 yrs ago, that was so important?
Development of agriculture and domestication of animals
C. <--What does it stand for and what does it mean? Why is it used?
Circa/"Around"/used due to difficulty of accurate dating
Traits of Civilizations
1- Cities, 2- Different Jobs, 3- Smelting of Metal, 4- Ability to read and write, 5- creation of more sophisticated gvt and religious institutions
Bronze
Copper and Tin
Bronze Age
Technology/started smelting metal and the first metal was bronze
Where is Muhammad from?
Modern Day Saudi Arabia
Arabian Nights
Muslims believe Muhammad was..
God's final prophet sent to guide mankind with the message of Islam
Non-Muslims believe Muhammad was the founder of
Islam
Jesus Christ
Central figure of Christianity
Buddha
Religious leader of Buddhism
Confucius
Famous thinker/social Philosopher of China.
English physicist, mathematician, astronomer, alchemist, and natural philosopher. Described universal gravitation and 3 laws of motion which layed groundwork for classical mechanics.
Issac Newton
Central to early development of Christianity. Spread Jesus's word. Known as a Saint by all churches who honor Saints.
Saint Paul the Apostle
Rano
The inventor of paper is from what country?
China. (Cai Lun/Ts ai Lun)
Johann Gutenberg
German Metal worker and inventor. Famous for technology of printing in 1448.
Explorer/trader who crossed Atlantic and reached America on Oct 12, 1492. History places great significance on his landing in America in 1492.
Christopher Columbus.
What nationality is Columbus?
Italian
Entire period of history of America before Columbus is known as...
Pre-Columbian
Albert Einstein
German-American theoretical physicist. Proposed theory of relativity.
Greatest Scientist of 20th Century. One of the most famous immigrants
Einstein
E=mc2
FIRST emperor of roman empire
Augustus Caesar
LAST emperor of roman empire
ROMALUS
Capital of Persian Empire
SUZA
Name Three types of Calendars
Jewish, Chinese, Islamic
Name five of the ten commandments
-honor father and mother
-thou shall not murder
-thou shalt not commit adultery
-thou shall not steal
-have no other god
-shall not take the name of the lord in vain
-remember sabbath day keep it holy
Who invented writing?
Sumerians
c. 2700 BCE
unification of upper and lower egypt
490-479 bce
persian wars
431-421, 414-404 bc
pelopennesian war
336-323bc
reign of alexander the great
410
Rome Sacked by visigoths
c. 1750 BCE
Code of Hammurabi
c. 13th cent BCE
Hebrew Exodus from egypt
776 bce
first olympic games held in greece
4th-3rd cent bce
Hellenistic culture
c. 6 BCE
Birth of Jesus christ
Edict of Milan did what?
Legalized christianity throughout the roman empire
Great schism between the western and eastern __________ takes place. Each side excommunicates the other. What year?
Christianity 1054
Who challenges church orthodoxy pushing the beginning of the 2nd great schism and protestant reformation?
MARTIN LUTHER
2 Great Missionary Religions
Christianity and Buddhism
The oldest religion/religion of people of India
Hinduism
Religion of the chosen people of the lord
Judaism
Where was muhammad born?
Mecca
Gaul is present day
France
What event divided time between BCE and AD
Birth of Jesus Christ
The agricultural revolution happened during what historic period circa 8000 bce?
Neolithic period
Scribe
someone whose profession is to read and write
Define the opposite term of sedentary people
NOMATIC- hunters/gatherers
Two rivers found in Ancient Mesopotamia
Tigris and Euphrates
How long in years was the trojan war?
TEN YEARs
Mythical founders of ancient rome? Rome is named for who?
Remus and Romalus. Romalus.
Cuneiform writing is associated with what people from the Fertile Crescent?
Sumerians
What is an alloy? Bronze is a metal consisting of what two metals?
Type of metal. Tin and Copper.
Identify three mythic creatures associated with the greeks
sphinx. minotaur. unicorn. pegasus. centaur. medusa.
Legal code from antiquity
Hammurabi Code
Greek Name for Greece
Hellas
Name the Ancient wonder that is located @ Aelxandria, Egypt
The Pyramids of Egypt
What is the opposite of a sedentary life style?
NOMATIC
Name the historic era when farming wsa first introduced?
Neolithic
Name the written language associated with the Egyptians?
Hieroglyphics
What was teh Rosetta Stone and which army found it?
The Rosetta stone was a Stone with 3 forms of writing on it, including hieroglyphics. The french army founded it.
Where was the Rosetta Stone Found-Village? Country?
Rosetta Stone///Egypt.
Monotheism? Example of a monotheistic religion?
Religion with belief in one god. Christianity
Greek name for Greece
Hellas
The parthenon was built for who? Located where-city? Nation?
Athena. Athens. Greece
POLIS
CITY STATES
Name of Hebrew God
Yahweh
"The Dye is Cast"
Julius Caesar
Two examples of city states
sparta, corinthia, thebes, athens
Who invaded Italy with an army including about forty elephants
Hannibal from CARTHAGE
What is the common name for the Flavient Ampitheatre
Colliseum
In 180 AD Maximus and his legions were fighting barbarian tribes where?
GERMANIA
3 major types of Greek architectual columns
Doric, Ionic, Corinthian
Who was the father of Alexander the great?
Phillip II
who was the first roman king?
Romalus
The last roman king?
Tarquin the Proud
Bronze is an alloy consisting what two metals
copper and tin
BCE-? AD-?
Before Common Era. After Death.
Who unified the kingdoms of Upper and Lower Egypt around 3300 BCE?
Nemes
Identify 3 romance languages
Latin, Italian, French
PAX ROMANA
Roman Peace
Which famous greek philosopher committed suicide by consuming hemlock?
Socrates
3 ancient peoples who enslaved jews in antiquity
muslims, romans egyptians.
Name the roman resort town destroyed by a volcanic eruption
Pompeii
Who was the tutor of Alexander the great? His nationality
Aristotle. German.
Two seas surrounding greece
ionic and aging seas
When a group of people rule
Oligarchy
Who was the most famous egyptian, who was in all actuality, Greek?
Cleopatra
4 Modern Nations formerly part of the Fertile Crescent
Lebanon, Israel, Iraq, Egypt
What was used in the construction of the giant statue of Zeus?
Ivory
Asia Minor is now what modern day nation? What modern day nation is Gaul?
Turkey. France.
"I came I saw I conquered"
Julius Caesar
Artwork made by placing small tiles into a design
Mosaic
Color of Roman Nobility
PURPLE
Who was the author of the Republic?
Plato
Someone who reads and writes for a living
Scribe
In what modern natioin is village of rosetta located?
Egypt
Term used to describe religious belief in multiple Gods
polytheistic
Legendary founders of Rome
Romalus and Remus
two social classes in roman society
plebian and patrician
What ancient ruler is associated with the creation of a major legal system?
King Hamurabi
Who were the romans ancient enemies located at a place called Eurtria
Eutricians
Where did the 12 Principal greek gods reside
Mount Olympus
Two Epic Poems written by Homer
Odessy and Illiad
What is the ETERNAL CITY
Rome
How many ancient Jewish tribes were there?
12
There were how many wars composing the Punic Wars
three
Rome was built on how many hills?
7
Roman boys were considered adults at what age?
14
Cuneiform writing is associated with
Phoenicians
The trojan war lasted how many years
10
Ancient Troy is located in what modern nation
TURKEY
Pegasus was a
Flying horse
Spread of greek culture by who? What period?
Alexander the great. Hellinistic Period.
Romans gave us
religion, architecture, language, calendar, roman numerals, law
who wrote "the rise and fall of the roman empire?"
Edward Gibbon
Carthage is modern day
TONESIA
Roman Empire expanded the most under whos rule
Augustus's
Richest man in Rome
Crassius
Koran
Muslim Bible
Mosque
Muslim Church
Temple
Jewish Church
Edict of Milan gave the right of.... this was done by
CHRISTIANITY> CONSTANTINE.
4 animals domesticated by man by 2000 BCE
camel, cow, horse, bull, chicken
Nomatic people
hunters and gatherers
Sole surviving wonder of the ancient world
Pyramids
Scourge of God better known as
Atilla the Hun
Spartacus was born in
Thrace
Iberian Peninsula
Portugal
Roman Numeralize 65
LXV
Roman Numeralize 510
DX
Animal with Human face and lion's body
Sphinx
William the Conquerer introduced what institution to England?
FEUDALISM
3 Institutions of the Middle Ages
Roman Catholic Church, Feudalism, Manoralism
neo= ___ , lithic= ____
new. stone.
Paolithic
OLD stone age
First King of Rome
Romalus
Last kind of rome
Tarquin the Proud
Holy War for Muslims
Gihad
2 Famous Saints of Middle Ages
Joan of Arc; Thomas Beckett
English King of 1066
William the Conqeurer
Also known as BLACK DEATH
Bubonic Plague
476-1000
Early Middle Ages
1000-1300
high Middle Ages
2 Major events that dominate late middle ages
Bubonic Plague and 100 Year War
Art in Bayeux, France used to record invasion of William The Conquerer
Bayeux of Tapestry
Anglo-Saxon Jus are what type of tribe?
Germanic
What Causes Manoralism to fail?
Bubonic Plague
Society 3 major classes
First Class; Aristocrats; Peasantry
Aristocrats are
warriors
Peasants are
farmers
Road from Capua to Rome is
Appian Way
Relations between and amongst members of aristocracy
Feudalism
Relationships between warrior class and peasantry
Manoralism
Vikings are also known as. Came from.
Norseman, Northmen. Modern Day Scandinavia.
What greek people are involved with CRETE
Minoan
DEMOCRACY (greek term)
rule of the people
Thucydides and Athens
major adversaries of peloponessian war
Aeneid
Epic Poem written by Roman, Virgil
Egypts main river
The Nile
what mythical creature lived in labyrinth?
minotaur
Pax Romana is a latin term for
ROMAN PEACE
Pax Romana is associated with what political leader?
Augustus Caesar
Greek associated with finding geometry
Euclid
Two Roman plays written by shakespeare?
Oedipus and Julius Caesar
Ancient Mesopotamia is what mod day nation
Iraq
DEMOCRACY (greek term)
rule of the people
Thucydides and Athens
major adversaries of peloponessian war
Aeneid
Epic Poem written by Roman, Virgil
Egypts main river
The Nile
what mythical creature lived in labyrinth?
minotaur
Pax Romana is a latin term for
ROMAN PEACE
Pax Romana is associated with what political leader?
Augustus Caesar
Greek associated with finding geometry
Euclid
Two Roman plays written by shakespeare?
Oedipus and Julius Caesar
Ancient Mesopotamia is what mod day nation
Iraq
Principle river of Mesopotamia
Euphrates
Commodus
Roman Emperor circa 180AD
Earliest constructed out of seven wonders of world
Pyramids...EGYPT
Hanging Gardens of Babylon
GREECE
Statue of Zeuss @ OLYMPIA
GREECE
King Euphrates, King Solomon, King David
3 main jewish kings
Crassus, pOmpEy, Caesar
First Triumvirate
Second Triumvirate
Octavian, Lepidus, Antony
Who rediscovered ancient troy
schleeman
Phoenicians Principal city
Tyre
Who won the battle of Issus?
ROmans
Ides of March
15th
What is Ides of March
Day Julius Caesar was assasinated
Roman Legion
6,000 people