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what was Rome's water source? the Tiber river
Where was the Tiber river located? the Italian Peninsula
the Italian peninsula stretches into the? Mediterranean Sea
Where is Rome located? near the middle of the western coast
who was the Etruscan noble, that killed the king and seized power? Tarquin
who promised himself that he would take the throne away from Tarquin? Junius Brutus
Who were the patricians? The wealthiest, most powerful citizens
Any other citizens were called? Plebelians
In a what do citizens have the right to vote? Republic
Who was the senate? Roman representatives served in a governing body
What do you call officials who managed the government and army Consuls
What is a dictator? Someone who has control over the people
Who were men that protected the rights of the plebelians? Tribunes
What was Carthage? A city located in North Africa
What were the Punic Wars? They were three wars that Carthage and Rome had
Who was the Carthaginian general that launched an attack against Rome? Hannibal
Who was the general that helped Rome defeat Carthage? Scipio
What is Patriotism? A sense of pride in one's country
What is a caesars? A ruler
Who was Julies Caesar? A person of great energy and power
What road stretched more than 350 miles south? The Appian Way
What are emperors? Rulers of an empire
From when to when did Augustus rule? 27 b.c to his death 14 a.d
What is "the Roman Peace"? Pax Romana
Who was Caligula? A cruel and mentally unstable ruler
Who was Claudius? The ruler after Caligula that was much better
Who was the leader after Claudius that was as mentally unstable as Caligula? Nero
Who was possibly the best emperor in Rome? Marcus Aurelius
What was Rome's most famous arena? The Colosseum
What are professional fighters, most of whom were prisoners or slaves? Gladiators
What was the new religion spreading around Rome and who started it ? Christianity, Jesus
What book tells about Jesus life? The New Testament
the four books are called the? Gospel
What is a Jewish place of worship? Synagogues
Who were Jesus followers called? Disciples
Who were the 12 Apostles? 12 disciples that Jesus chose
What is a Messiah? A savior
What is persecuted? Being punished for your belief
What did emperor Constantine do? Made Christianity equal to all other religions
Who made Christianity the official Roman religion? Theodosius
Who was a violent youth? Commodus
From when to when did emperor Diocletian rule? a.d 284 to 305
What was Romes new city called? Constantinople
What church was located in the east? Byzantine Orthodox Church
What church was located in the west? Roman Catholic Church
Created by: Riveraadriana