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According to legend, who founded Rome?
What does S.P.Q.R. stand for?
Senatus Populusque Romanus
The Roman Senate was comprised of what two classes?
Patres and plebs
If the greatest danger to Rome did not lie in foreign wars, in what did it lie?
What does pax romana mean?
Name four of the excellent emperors from the first and second centuries.
Claudious, Trajan, Hadrian, and Marcus Aurelius
What was the most formidable religious cult in the empire by the end of the first century CE?
Name two insane Emperors.
Caligula and Nero
Who was the Roman counterpart of the Greek God Zeus?
Two eighteenth and nineteenth century concepts can be applied soundly to the Romans of the first centuries BCE and CE. What are they?
Utilitarianism and Pragmatism
Julius Caesar's adopted son and nephew, Octavia, became the first Emperor of Rome. He was later known as Augustus Caesar.
What is the name of the volcano that erupted in 79 CE destroying Pompeii.
What was probably the most influential concept developed by the Romans in any field?
Law and Order
What artform formed and integral part of household and ancestor worship?
Fresco Wall Painting
What is the name of the earliest well-prserved Roman Temple.
Temple of Fortuna Virilis
What is the most significant architectural feature of "Roman Style" building?
Use of the Roman arch.
What is the original contributions of technology to Roman construction.
Invention of cement/concrete.
What is the difference between a Republic and an Empire?
A Republic is governed by the people who elect leadership, while an Empire is an autocracy.
Ovid was a ____________.
Stoicism can be associated with the Roman Emperor, _______________.