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What is the capital of the Roman World?
Roma
On which river does Roma lie?
Flumen Tiberis
Which seaport lies downstream from Roma on the Tiber?
Ostia
Which Roman city lies across the Bay of Naples from Mt. Vesuvius, which erupted in 79 A.D., destroying the city?
Pompeii
Which seaport lies in Southeastern Italy, from where Romans often sailed to the East?
Brundisium
Which river empties into the Mediterranean at the seaport Ostia?
Flumen Tiberis
Which seaport's name means "mouths" in Latin?
Ostia
Which mountain range runs the length of Italy?
Apennine Mountains
What Roman province includes the city, Carthage?
Africa
Which Roman province's name later became the name of a continent?
Africa
Which Roman province is South of Italy and Sicily across the Mediterranean Sea?
Africa
Which city-state in the Roman World is considered the birthplace of Democracy?
Athenae
Which city-state is located in the Roman province of Graecia?
Athenae
Which city-state is located in modern day Greece?
Athenae
Which Roman province encompasses modern day France?
Gallia
Roma
To which city does the arrow on the map point?
Flumen Tiberis
To which river does this arrow point?