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  1. 2 major books Homer wrote
    Iliad and Odyssey
  2. Name of Greek City-state:
    Polis
  3. Where Greeks defeated King Darius:
    Plane of Marathon
  4. Name of largest temple on Athenion Acropolis:
    Parthenon
  5. Famous play by Sophacles:
    Oedipus the king
  6. King Phillip organized what Greek fighting format:
    Phalanx
  7. Name of Platos Book
    The Republic
  8. Roman’s call government what (public matter or realm):
    Republic
  9. Basic unit of Roman Army:
    4000 men
  10. Powerful city across sea of N. Africa that fought Romans in 3 wars
    Carthage
  11. Carthagenin general during 2nd punic war
    Hannibal
  12. Name of gladiator that led 70,000 men slave army in revolt:
    Spartacus
  13. Emperor who extended toleration to Christianity, baptized on deathbed?
    Constatine
  14. Octavian is usually known as what? Title given to him by Senate:
    Augustus
  15. Mexica also known as:
    Aztecs that moved to Mexico
  16. Manmade swamp island, criss-crossed with canals:
    Chinampas
  17. Native girl that translated for cortez
    Maliche
  18. Spaniard who defeated Inca:
    Pizzaro
  19. Group came up with calender December 2012:
    Mayans
  20. Largest language group in N. America
    Algohquin
  21. Hero of Iliad:
    Achilles
  22. What were hoplites:
    heavily armed greek infantrymen
  23. Leader of Athens after Persion Wars:
    Pericles
  24. Who made Christianity official religion of Roman empire:
    Theodosius
  25. Roman God patron diety of rome:
    emperor
  26. Name of new capital city built in East by Constantine:
    Constantinople
  27. New building technique used to build Roman empire
    concrete
  28. Name of dramatic leader that disposed of Roman emperor Ramon Augustus
    Odoacer
  29. What dynasty followed Han:
    Xin
  30. Primary form of literary creativity during Han:
    historical
  31. Largest city in China during Han dynasty:
    Chang’an
  32. Major trade route between China and western world:
    silk road
  33. How did han view merchants:
    parasites
  34. Official state philosophy of Han dynasty:
    Daoism
  35. Who wrote Aeneid:
    Virgil
  36. Spanish conqest of Americas made easier because of
    Steel weapons, horses, gun powder, and disease
  37. Principle Native American empires of european exploration:
    ???
  38. What marked end of Poxramana:
    Death of Marcus Arielus son Commodus
  39. Why did antony and Cleopatra lose battle of Actium:
    Octavian and Antony came into conflict causing Octavian to destroy their army. Antony and Cleopatra fled.
  40. How did Antony and Octavian attempt to create a bond of alliance:
    Antony married Octavian’s sister Octavia.
  41. Collesium used as blood display of what:
    gladiator shows
  42. Who is conquer of Aztecs:
    cortez
  43. What was unique about Aztec women:
    Own property, Inherit land, enter into contracts and priesthood
  44. Period of ancient greek period followed Alexander the Great:
    Hellenistic
  45. Alexander love of greek culture came from come from tutor:
    Achilles?
  46. Who did Alexander identify himself with? Descendent of?
    Heracles
  47. Alexander died in Babyllon from what
    Alcohol abuse and fever
  48. What happened to the Alexander’s empire after his death
    Crumbled soon after his death
  49. German tribe defeated Roman’s battle of Adrianople (sacking Rome):
    Visigoths
  50. What showdown happened in 2nd triumphed:
    Battle of Actium
  51. Roman religious architecture still used today:
    Pantheon Temple
  52. Who was in 1st triumphed:
    Pompey, Julius Ceaser, Crassus
  53. Who did ceaser associate himself with w/ politically:
    populares
  54. Who assassinated ceaser
    Brutus and a group of senators
  55. Who enacted laws in Roman republic:
    Tribal Assembly
  56. Who wrote history of Persion war:
    Herodotus
  57. Conqured people forced in serfdom by Spartans:
    helots
  58. What was unique about Spartan culture:
    No education, all war
  59. Greek played symbol of antiwar viewpoint:
    Euripides
  60. Battle that was a major victory for romans during 2nd punic war
    Battle of Zama
  61. What did rome win in 1st punic war
    Sicily
  62. What did romans do under roman confederation
    vote and participate in government and gave full citizenship???
  63. Most significant division in early rome (2 major groups
    Patricians and Plebians
  64. Which jewish sect advocated overthrow of rome:
    Zealots
  65. What did Julius ceaser do as emperor:
    accepted a dictatorship for life, established a priesthood to worship his genius, having his image placed on coins
  66. True origin of people of new world:
    Baring Strait
  67. 1st civilization of Mesoamerica
    Olmec
  68. What is associated with Olmec civilization:
    Intensive agriculture, Mayans & Aztecs
  69. Possible explanations of mysterious collapse of Maya:
    Overcultivation and long drought

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