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100

The River in Italy near Rome

What is the Tiber River?

100

He was an orator & letter writer & governor of Bithynia, his elder was killed by Vesuvius

Who is Pliny the Younger?

100

Term for the commander of a century a group of about 100 soldiers


What is a centurion?

100

name for the common people, not wealthy

What are the plebians?

100

With a population of more than 200,000 this Egyptian city was the second largest in the Roman Empire

What is Alexandria?

200

The mountain range near Rome

What are the Apennines?

200

Roman name of the god Hades

Who is Pluto?

200

bodyguards to the emperor

What is the Praetorian Guard?

200

This most powerful government body passed decrees & handled foreign policy

What is the Senate?

200

Caesar was killed on this day

What is the Ides of March?

What is March 15th?

300

Name two hills of Rome

What are the 

  • Aventine Hill 
  • Caelian Hill
  • Capitoline Hill
  • Esquiline Hill
  • Palatine Hill
  • Quirinal Hill
  • Viminal Hill 

300

Rich member of the First Triumvirate

Who is Crassus?

300

The Curia was the meeting place of this most powerful political body in the Republic

What is the Senate?

300

The name for the elite class/rich aristocrats of Rome

What are the patricians?

300

Rome captured this largest Mediterranean island in the First Punic War & made it the first Roman province

What is Siciliy?

400

Herod was a client king of this place

What is Judea?

400

In 48 B.C. while pursuing Pompey into Egypt this Roman dictator met Cleopatra

Who is Julius Caesar?

400

This gladiator-school dropout led a slave revolt in 73 B.C.

Who is Spartacus?

400

Number of major gods and goddesses

What is 12?

400

"Semper fidelis" mean?

What is "Always Faithful"

500

An ancient fortress on a plateau near the Dead Sea where an ancient siege that resulted in mass suicide took place

What is Masada?

500

Animal symbol of Juno

What is the peacock?

500

The Flavian Amphitheater is also known as this

What is the Colosseum?

500

Processions for military victories would take place near this type of architectural structure

What is an arch?

What is the Arch of Titus?

500

Something Emperor Hadrian built

What is Hadrian's wall?