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______ were the citizens of Rome.
Romans
The ________ were the "people of the sea" and ruled over Rome for 200 years.
Etruscans
The _____ settled on the Palatine in about 1200 B.C.
Latins
the citizens of Carthage in North Africa were called _____.
Carthaginians
The _____ River Valley was at the southern tip of the Roman Empire.
Nile
The _____ and _____ Rivers separated the Romans from the Germanic tribes.
Rhine and Danube
The _____ and ______ Rivers flow into the Persian Gulf.
Tigris and Euphrates
Constantinople was located on the western shore of the ______.
Bosporus
One of the eastern boundaries of the Roman Empire was the ______ Sea.
Caspian
the Romans fought the Carthaginians for control of the _____ Sea.
Mediterranean
______ was the most common language used in the Roman Empire.
Latin
_____, ______, and _____ were the three emperors accused of abusing Christinas in the Roman Empire.
Nero, Caligula, Diocletian
The Senate thought _____ had gained to much power and had him assassinated.
Caesar
Caesar's adopted son, _____, was given the name Augustus when he became sole ruler of Rome.
Octavian
an upper class Roman was known as a _____.
patrician
The lower classes of Rome were called_____.
plebians
The _____ had veto power.
Tribunes
The _____ had the power to protect the morals of the roman Empire.
Censors
the elite guard that protected the Roman emperor was known as the ______ Guard.
Praetorian
The subject of _____ helps a person or country to undertand their identity and values.
history
Rome set up a _____ for their government in about 509 B.C.
Republic
By 275 B.C. Rome controlled all of _____.
Italy
The Punic Wars were fought between Rome and _____.
Carthage
_____, _____, and _____ were part of the triumverate that ruled after Caesar's death.
Marc Antony, Lepidus, Ocatavian
A _____ would be the courses of study at a school.
curriculum
Getting paid _____ means you get paid per day.
per diem
An addition to a will would be called an _____.
addendum
Autopsies are performed _____ (after death).
post mortem
Some people are said to talk _____, or to the point you get sick of them.
ad nauseam
Some students have brains that are _____ (absent) in the mornings.
in absentia
The northern lights are also known as _____.
aurora borealis
Clark Kent's _____ (or second self) was Superman.
alter ego
An easier way to write "for example" is _____.
e.g.
Another way of writing "and so forth" is _____.
et cetera
We use _____ when we are writing a time after noon.
P.M.
A _____ is somethign that does not follow in the same order.
non sequiter
We use the letters _____ to mark "in the year of the Lord".
A.D.
If we are writing a time in the morning we put _____ after it.
A.M.
The abbreviation for pound is _____ because it comes from the latin word "libra".
lb