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GreeknRoman Final

CH7-10 quiz questions

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Which of the following is not true of ancient Rome? Rome had two major foundation myths, one revolving around Romulus and another revolving around Remus.
Which of the following is not true of Rome during the period of the republic? Octavian was defeated at the Battle of Actium.
In the Punic Wars Rome fought against Carthage for dominance of the western Mediterranean.
Which of the following is not true of Augustus? He was one of the "five good emperors."
Who is not one of the so-called "five good emperors"? Vespasian
Which of the following is not true of ancient Roman religion? Ancient Rome was the first culture to introduce a clear distinction between religion and socio-political life.
Which of the following is not true regarding the relationship between the emperor and Roman religion? The emperor was identified as the very incarnation of Jupiter on earth.
Which of the following correspondences between Greek and Roman deities is incorrect? The Roman equivalent of Athena was Venus.
Which of the following is not true of the gladiatorial games? Gladiators got their name from the gladius, which was the gladiatorial shield
Which type of gladiator was a "net-and-trident" fighter, the only one who fought without a helmet or protective face gear? Retiarius
Which of the following is incorrect of ancient Roman (Classical Latin) literature? Its influence faded in medieval Western Europe whereas Greek and the works of Greek literature continued to thrive in the West.
In the Augustan Age Virgil became part of the circle of Maecenas, a counselor of Augustus and leading patron of the arts in Rome.
Which of the following is not true of Virgil? His influence died out during the Middle Ages
Which of the following is not true regarding the Aeneid? The hero of the story, Aeneas, is modeled after the great Homeric hero, Achilles
Which of the following is not true of Ovid? He was one of the most favored poets of Augustus.
Livy sought to explain the unfolding of history principally through the lens of the moral character of persons rather than through political events.
Which of the following statements on Latin Silver Age literature is not true? Suetonius wrote Parallel Lives, a series of biographies comparing great Greek and Roman figures.
Which of following statements is not true regarding philosophy of the Hellenistic period? Stoicism was founded by the philosopher Stoa Poikile.
Which of the following statements on Roman philosophy is not true? The philosophy that was most amenable to Roman sensibilities, and therefore most influential among Romans, was Epicureanism.
Seneca all of the above
Which of the following is not true regarding ancient Roman sculpture? The famous Capitoline Wolf is a sculptural expression of the Roman foundation myth revolving around Aeneas
Which of the following is not true of the Colosseum? It was built as the crowning achievement of the building project of Augustus.
Which of the following is not true of the Pantheon? Its dome was reinforced with steel rods, the only way the Roman engineers could make it at such size
Created by: Daniel Zeni Daniel Zeni on 2011-12-14



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