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Rome

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What is the river on the Italian Peninsula? Tiber River
What is the the peninsula called that looks like a boot? Italian Peninsula
What is the sea that is 650 miles south from the Italian Peninsula? Mediterranean Sea
What is about 15 miles from the Tiber River? Rome
Who murdered a king and seized power? Tarquin
Who promised to take the throne from Tarquin? Junius Brutus
Who were the most powerful citizens? Patrician
What was about 90% of the population? Plebian
What is when citizens have the right to vote? Republic
What is a governing body that roman representatives do? Senate
What are officials that managed the army and the government? Consul
What is someone that has total control over the people? Dictator
What were the people called when they protect the rights of the Plebeians? Tribunes
What was a city state located in North Africa? Carthage
What wars lasted about 120 years? Punic Wars
Who launched an invasion from Spain? Hannibal
Who destroyed Carthage? Scipio
What is a sense of pride in a country? Patrioism
What also means rulers? Caesars
Who was a person of great energy and talent? Julius Caesar
What is one of the famous roads that stretches for more than 350 miles? Applian Way
What is a ruler of an empire? Emperors
Who ruled from 27 B.C. to 14 A.D.? Augustus
What was also know as the Roman Peace? Pax Romana
Who became emperor in 37 A.D.? Caligula
Who followed Caligula? Claudius
Who was as bad an emperor as Caligula? Nero
Who was one of the greatest emperor? Marcus Aurelius
What could fit more than 50,000 people and hosted games? Colosseum
Who were also known as professional fighters? Gladiators
What began with a man named Jesus? Christianity
Who was a Jewish man born in Judah? Jesus
What are the 4 books called that talk about Jesus's life? New Testament
What is another name for the New Testament? Gospels
What are Jewish places of worship? Synagogues
Who did Jesus choose to help him preach? Disciples
What was another name for Disciples? Apostles
What also means savior? Messiah
What is punished for their beliefs? Persecuted`
What made Christianity equal to all other religions? Constantine
Who was the emperor that made Christianity Rome's official religion? Theodosius
Who was Marcus Aurelius' son? Commodus
Who introduced a number of reforms? Diocletian
What became the center of the Byzantine Empire? Constantinople
What church was on the east side? Byzantine Orthodox Church
What church was on the west side? Roman Catholic Church
Created by: CastroCaleb