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history 5:2
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  1. Name given to the 3 wars Rome fought against Carthage
    punic wars
  2. The general who led his army across Spain, France, and the Alps in order to attack Rome from the north
    Hannibal
  3. A policy that emphasizes establishing control over foreign lands and peoples
    imperialism
  4. Latin nickname given to the Mediterranean Sea by the Romans
    mare nostrum
  5. Wealthy Roman families bought up these huge estates and employed slaves to work the land
    lafundia
  6. Two young patrician brothers who attempted to reform Rome and were assassinated by hired thugs
    Tiberius & Gaius Gracchus
  7. This general defeated his rival Pompey and quickly become the absolute ruler of Rome in 48 BC
    Julius Caesar
  8. This calendar has been used for more than 1600 years in Europe and is still embraced even today
    julian calendar
  9. Caesar's grandnephew who defeated Marc Antony and was renamed Augustus
    Octavian
  10. This Roman emperor codified Roman law and built a wall across Britain to hold back barbarians
    Hadrian
  11. This Roman emperor was close to being Plato's ideal of a philosopher-king
    Marcus Aurelius
  12. The 200 year span known as the Roman Peace when stability, prosperity, and unity flowered
    pax romana
  13. Charioteers competed for fabulous prizes in this massive arena which was Rome's largest racecourse
    Circus Maximus
  14. This Roman emperor appointed his horse as consul
    Caligula
  15. This Roman emperor reportedly set a great fire which burned down most of Rome
    Nero
  16. quiz word order
    phim ltj johm pccn

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