The River in Italy near Rome
What is the Tiber River?
He was an orator & letter writer & governor of Bithynia, his elder was killed by Vesuvius
Who is Pliny the Younger?
Term for the commander of a century a group of about 100 soldiers
What is a centurion?
name for the common people, not wealthy
What are the plebians?
With a population of more than 200,000 this Egyptian city was the second largest in the Roman Empire
What is Alexandria?
The mountain range near Rome
What are the Apennines?
Roman name of the god Hades
Who is Pluto?
bodyguards to the emperor
What is the Praetorian Guard?
This most powerful government body passed decrees & handled foreign policy
What is the Senate?
Caesar was killed on this day
What is the Ides of March?
What is March 15th?
Name two hills of Rome
What are the
Rich member of the First Triumvirate
Who is Crassus?
The Curia was the meeting place of this most powerful political body in the Republic
What is the Senate?
The name for the elite class/rich aristocrats of Rome
What are the patricians?
Rome captured this largest Mediterranean island in the First Punic War & made it the first Roman province
What is Siciliy?
Herod was a client king of this place
What is Judea?
In 48 B.C. while pursuing Pompey into Egypt this Roman dictator met Cleopatra
Who is Julius Caesar?
This gladiator-school dropout led a slave revolt in 73 B.C.
Who is Spartacus?
Number of major gods and goddesses
What is 12?
"Semper fidelis" mean?
What is "Always Faithful"
An ancient fortress on a plateau near the Dead Sea where an ancient siege that resulted in mass suicide took place
What is Masada?
Animal symbol of Juno
What is the peacock?
The Flavian Amphitheater is also known as this
What is the Colosseum?
Processions for military victories would take place near this type of architectural structure
What is an arch?
What is the Arch of Titus?
Something Emperor Hadrian built
What is Hadrian's wall?
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