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Chapter Eleven:Rome

The society of the Etruscans was ruled by Powerful kings
The Roman republic was dominated by Patricians
During the Punic Wars, the Romans came into bloody conflict with the Carthaginians when the Romans expanded to Sicily
The Gracchi brothers are known for being reformers.
The rise of private armies directly threatened the existence of the Roman republic. Which of the following men did NOT command private armies? the Gracchi brothers
Which of the following was done by Caesar after he seized power in 49 B.C.E.? He started large-scale building projects, centralized the military under his control, named himself dictator for life and distributed property to the veterans of his armies.
About 55 C.E., Paul of Tarsus traveled from a port in Palestine to Rome in order to Appeal his case.
According to the ancient legends, the kingdom of Rome was established in 753 B.C.E. by Romolus.
Augustus's government was a monarchy disguised as a republic.
Who wrote about the corruption of the early Roman empire? Tacitus.
By Roman law, - A defendant was assumed innocent until proven guilty. - Defendants had a right to challenge their accusers before a judge. - The judge enjoyed great discretion in applying laws. - Judges could set aside laws
Which of the following were NOT attractions of the city of Rome? Public beaches on the Mediterranean
Which of the following is true of the Roman family? - It meant an entire household, including slaves, servants, and relatives. - It included the pater familias, who was the authority. - Women supervised the domestic affairs. - Children could be sold into slavery.
Which of the following does NOT describe Roman slaves? They had the right to elect their own tribunes.
Which of the following may have been the most popular religion in the Roman empire prior to Christianity? The cult of ISIS...
Mithraism was especially popular among Soldiers.
The Jewish people could not get along well with a number of imperial regimes because they had difficulty recognizing emperors as divine.
The Essenes Looked for their own savior.
After Jesus' crucifixion, his followers called him "Christ," meaning "The anointed one".
The remarkable growth of early Christianity reflected the new faith's appeal, particularly to The lower classes, urban populations, and women.
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