History Chapter 5

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History Chapter 5
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Rome and the Rise of Christianity
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  1. Romans suffered serious defeat against _____ during the Second Punic War.
    Hannibal
  2. A dictator rules with _____.
    absolute power
  3. What are large Italian estates that mostly use slave labor?
    latifundia
  4. _____ is a form of government in which the leader is not a monarch and certain citizens have the right to vote.
    Republic
  5. The first dictator of Rome who was later assassinates was _____.
    Julius Caesar
  6. _____ is a period of peace and prosperity that lasted for 100 years.
    Pax Romana
  7. The ____ age was called the golden age of Latin literature.
    Augustan
  8. A poet named Juvenal said that _____ kept Roman masses distracted.
    Bread and Circuses
  9. Who was the first Christian emperor?
    Constantine
  10. What declared official tolerance of Christianity?
    Edict of Milan
  11. What group of people first invaded Rome?
    Visigoths
  12. What was the body of laws that were chief gifts to the later generation?
    Law of Nations
  13. Who made up the first triumvirate?
    Pompey, Crassus, and Caesar
  14. What was the population of Rome at its height?
    50 million
  15. Which emperor made Christianity the official religion of Rome?
    Theodosius the Great
  16. Which emperors made reforms that enhanced the army and institutions, but drained the public funds?
    Diocletian and Constantine
  17. Which Germanic tribe sacked Rome second?
    Vandals
  18. Which two people committed suicide after being defeated by Octavian?
    Cleopatra and Antony
  19. _____ are apartment blocks for the poor.
    Insulae
  20. _____ are the male heads of their families.
    Paterfamilias
  21. _____ being deposed by the Germanic head symbolized the fall of the Western Roman Empire.
    Romulus Augustulus
  22. _____ are made up by the less wealthy land holders, craftspeople, merchants, and small farmers
    Plebeians
  23. _____ was a gladiator who led a slave revolt.
    Spartacus
  24. _____ decided Rome was too large for a single ruler.
    Diocletian
  25. Who violently overthrew Rome from the inside?
    zealots
  26. The _____ were great landowners who made up Rome's ruling class.
    patricians
  27. Virgil wrote the _____.
    Aeneid
  28. Latins are from _____.
    Latium
  29. ______ was blamed for the burning of Rome.
    Nero

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