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what building in Rome did the gladiatorial contests take place? The Colosseum and/or the flavian amphitheatre
What is another event besides gladiator fights that took place in the Colosseum? VENATIONES (BEAST FIGHTS)
Give the Latin word the modern country of France Gallia
Give the Latin word the modern country of Romania Dacia
What distinguishes the toga praetexta? A PURPLE/CRIMSON STRIPE
What are the first five Roman Emperors called? JULIO-CLAUDIANS
Who was the second king of Rome? Numa POMPILIUS
Which famous Roman hero burned off his right hand to show his loyalty to Rome? MUCIUS SCAEVOLA
What case is “viarum” Genitive
Who is the Roman goddess of war? Athena
Who is the counterpart? Mars
Which queen of Carthage fell in love with Aeneas? Dido
Which Roman Emperor’s name means “little boot”? Caligula
Three men, named Julius Caesar, Pompey, and Crassus were members of the first what? Triumvirate
What is the Latin question word for “who”? Quis
“what”? Quid
What happened on August 24, 79 AD? Mount Vesuvious erupted
Name two of the other cities that Pompeii destroyed. HERCULANEUM, STABIAE, OPLONTIS
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