Rome Test

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  1. wrote historical accounts of Rome
  2. Who tried to restore order to the Roman empire? Though unsuccessfully.
  3. What animals did Hannibal bring for his invasion of Rome?
  4. Member of Roman landholding upper class
  5. Who were the following, Ostragoths, Vandals, and Visogoths?
  6. __________ was the political center of government?
  7. Which place did Constantine make the center of power for the Roman Empire?
  8. Roman farmer, merchant, artisan, or trader
  9. Central figure in Christianity
  10. Head of State. Two people elected for one year and not again for ten years. They prepare and propose laws and could veto each others proposals.
  11. General who brought Gaul under Roman control
  12. Reformers who would give land to the landless were tried by the
  13. Who killed Caesar?
  14. protected teh rights of the plebs
  15. _______ was murdered because People feared his power
  16. Large numbers of Germanic peoples crossed into the lands of the Roman Empire to escape the invading _____ from Asia.
  17. Anointed king sent by God
  18. What was the name given to the eastern Roman Empire?
  19. Romans valued thrift, discipline, and devotion to the
  20. After the deaths of the Gracchus brothers, the Roman republic experienced a series of
  21. The Pax Romana ended in A.D. 180, after the death of
  22. Who declared seperate empires in 395 A.D.?


  1. What Roman emperors first experimented with dividing the Roman Empire into two?
  2. Leader of Carthaginian army who crossed the Alps to invade Italy
  3. Roman architecture emphasized ________
  4. Assembly made up of military units. They elected the consuls, praetors and censors
  5. Person who suffers or dies for his or her beliefs
  6. Author of the Roman epic poem, the Aeneid
  7. What was the Romans' solution when they had to build an aqueduct across a river valley?
  8. Census takers and registrars
  9. Made up of 300 patrician men
  10. The wars between Rome and Carthage were called
  11. Government in which officials are chosen by the people
  12. The decline of the Roman republic followed a century of civil wars fought over the question of
  13. What did the Romans build to ease military operations?
  14. Bridge-like stone structure that brought water from hills to cities
  15. Judges
  16. During the empire, the Roman legal system contributed to
  17. Who did Nero accuse of starting the Great Fire of Rome?
  18. In the fields of art and literature, Romans were greatly influenced by the culture of
  19. What was Rome's attitude toward other religions?
  20. Foreign soldier who serves for pay
  21. What are the large estates?
  22. A unit of the Roman army made of 360-600 men
  23. First ruler of the Roman Empire

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