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Plebian
common
Tribune
Plebian representative
Princeps
First citizen
Pontifex Maximus
High Priest
Pax Romana
Roman Peace
Orbis Terrarum
Circle of Lands
Optimus Maximus
Best and Greatest
Perishaya
Separated ones
Essenes
Pious ones
Diaspora
Dispersion
Hellenism supplied its conquered lands with new culture and philosophies.
True
Rome was designed as a Republic from the start.
False
Rome developed into a monarchy after the failure of the Republic.
False
After the Punic wars, Rome acquired Sicily, North Africa and Spain.
True
Caesar was named dictator for life by the senate in 49 B.C.
False
The death of Antony opened the door for Octavian to be declared Emperor.
True
During and after the reign of Augustus, a period of peace and prosperity occurred in the Roman civilization lasting for 400 years.
False
The Roman understanding of virtue was highly influenced by the hellenistic view.
True
Greece adopted its pagan religious practices from the Romans.
False
Prisoners of war provided to largest source of slaves for the empire.
True
Free slaves could gain citizenship in Rome.
True
The history of the Jews began with the convenant God made with Abraham.
True
The Sadducees dominated the Sanhedrin during the time of Jesus.
True
The Sadducees considered the Pentateuch to be inferior to the words of the prophets.
False
The disapora began with the Assyrian exile
True
What two languages did Jese most likely speak?
Hebrew and Aramaic
The Roman world at the time was dominated by the languages of...
Greek and Latin
__________ the Great conquered most of the knwn world of the fourth century BC.
Alexander
Rome ws founded by two brothers. What were their names?
Romulus and Remus
In 27 BC, under what title from the senate did Octavius rule under?
dictator
What cult was a fraternal organization open only to men that cultivated virtues important in the life of a soldier?
The Mithraic cult
Who was Moses' successor under the Jewish people?
Joshua
Under which two kings did the Jewish kingdom reach its zenith?
David and Solomon
After Solomon's death, the kingdo was divided into two parts: ______ and _________.
Israel and Judah
__________was a very influential philosophical school of thought in both Greece and Rome.
Stoicism
The ___________ were a group of Jews that withdrew from the world into the desert in order to live a life of prayer and aseticism.
Essenes
The two main groups of Jewish religious leaders at the time of Jesus were the...
Sudducees and the Pharisees
Who led the Jew out of captivity?
Moses
The Chief Roman god was the sky god named___________.
Jupiter
The triumvirate of rulers set up by Augustus' son was composed of...
Octavian, Antony, and Lepidus