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haviland-rome

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What is the Tiber River? A river located on the Italian Peninsula.
What is the Italian Peninsula? The Peninsula where the Tiber River runs through.
What is the Mediterranean Sea? The sea that the Italian Peninsula stretches 650 mile southward into.
What is Rome? A country built on the banks of the Tiber River.
Who is Tarquin? An Etruscan noble who murdered the king and seized power.
Who is Junius Brutus? A roman leader who promised himself he would take the throne from Tarquin.
What is a patrician? The wealthiest, most powerful citizens.
What's a republic? A system where the citizens have the right to vote or choose their leaders.
What is the Senate? Roman representatives in a governing body.
What is a consul? Officials who managed the government and the army.
What is a dictator? Someone who has total control over people.
What are tribunes? Men appointed to protect the rights of plebeians.
What is carthage? A city-state located in North Africa.
What are Punic Wars? When Carthage and Rome fought 3 destructive wars against each other.
Who is Hannibal? A Carthaginian general.
What is patriotism? A sense of pride in one's country.
Who are the Caesars? Julius Caesar's family.
Who is Julius Caesar? One of the most famous generals in Rome.
What is the appian way? The most famous of the roads.
What are plebeians? The less wealthy citizens, usually farmers, merchants, and soldiers.
Who is Scipio? A general who attacked Carthage.
What are emperors? Rulers of an empire.
Who is Augustus? A very powerful ruler in Rome.
What is the Pax Romana? The peace which existed between nationalities within the Roman Empire.
Who is Caligula? A cruel emperor who became emperor in A.D 37.
Who is Claudius? The emperor who followed Caligula.
Who is Nero? The emperor who followed Claudius and was as bad an emperor as Caligula.
Who is Marcus Aurelius? One of the greatest emperors in all of Rome.
What is a Colosseum? The most famous Roman arena.
What are gladiators? Professional fighters, most of whom were prisoners or slaves.
What is Christianity? A monotheistic religion.
Who is Jesus? A Jewish man who was born in Judah.
What is the New Testament? The most of what we know about Jesus' life comes from these 4 books in a part of the bible.
What are the Gospels? The name of the 4 books in part of the bible.
What are synagogues? Jewish place of worship.
What are disciples? A personal follower of Jesus during his life, especially one of the twelve Apostles.
What are Apostles? Each of the twelve chief disciples of Jesus Christ
What was the messiah? The savior, someone who saves or rescues.
What does it mean to be persecuted? Being punished for your own personal beliefs on something.
Who is Constantine? An emperor who ruled in 313 A.D.
Who is Theodosius? The emperor who made Christianity Rome's official religion.
Who is Commodus? A very violent youth who performed as a gladiator in specially staged events
Who is Emperor Diocletian? An emperor who introduced a number of reforms.
What is Constantinople? A city that had been built named after Constantine.
What's the Byzantine Orthodox Church? The church in the east.
What is the Roman Catholic Church? The church in the west.
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