Flashcards in Ancient Geography Deck (71):
Give the ancient name for Greece
Give the ancient name for York
Give the ancient name for Izmit
Give the ancient name for Marseille
Give the ancient name for the North Sea
Give the ancient name for the Black Sea
Give the ancient name for Belgrade
Give the ancient name for Thames
Give the ancient name for Homs
Give the ancient name for Padua
The towns of Placentia, Bononia, and Ariminum were located on what road?
On what road was Tarentum located?
On what road was Capua located?
On what road was Beneventum located?
Why was it important that the Via Appia eventually extend to Brundisium?
it was the embarkation port to Greece
The road connecting London and York was:
When did concrete piers faced with masonry replace large masonry blocks in the construction of Roman
First Century B. C
The city of Rome ultimately had how many bridges crossing its river?
In Italy, milestones gave the distance:
Who erected in Rome the column in the Forum giving the distance to major towns of the empire?
The warehouse district in Rome was located just to the southwest of which hill?
Hispania Ulterior and Hispania Citerior were later reorganized into Lusitania, Baetica and:
At which gate of Rome would you have seen the convergence of half a dozen aqueducts entering the city?
Name three major thermae in Rome
Diocletian's, Trajan's, Nero's
Name three minor bath complexes in Rome
Titus', Agrippa's, Nero's
Name three theaters or odeums in Rome
Marcellus, Balbus, Pompey
What gate had the Via Appia running through it?
What gate had the Via Nomentana running through it?
What gate had the Via Metrovia running through it?
There was a large oval bulge in the Aurelian Wall between the Porta Asinaria and the Porta Labicana. What
the Amphitheatrum Flavium
Which bridge connected the Campus Martius with the Vatican Fields?
Leaving the Forum Romanum by the Forum of Augustus, one entered what neighborhood?
A small stretch of the Argiletum was turned into what?
What bridge would you have crossed to visit the Temple of Aesculapius?
The Clivus Argentarius connected the Forum with:
the Campus Martius
Most of Rome’s bridges connected it with
To visit the Lacus Curtius, one went to:
the Forum Romanum
Located at the top of the Viminal Hill was:
Baths of Diocletian
street on a slope
causeway forming a road
On what road was the Ustrinum of Augustus located?
On what road was the Ara Pacis located?
On what road was the Column of Marcus Aurelius located?
Which of these provinces was added during the life of Julius Caesar (100 B. C. to 44 B. C.) ?
Which of these was located within the Servian Wall?
Baths of Diocletian
Occupied by Rome in 102 B.C. in an effort to deal with pirates, formally became a province in 72 B. C.
Included Phrygia and Pisidia until these were returned to Asia
Originally reduced by Crassus in 29 B. C. , separated from Macedonia or Illyricum. Divided in two by
Domitian, and further by Diocletian. Important river border.
Located in modern Italy, this region had been settled by Gauls before the Romans arrived. Bordered by the
Po and the Alps.
One of Trajan’s provincial additions, one of the few on the far side of the Danube, abandoned by Aurelian.
Bordered by Pontus, Pamphylia, Asia, etc. but by no coast.
Rome to Capua
Numidia to Africa
Crete to Cyrenaica
Achaea to Sicilia
Misenum to Cannae
Saguntum to Carthago Nova
Paestum to Brundisium
Athens to Ephesus
Corinth to Delphi
Halicarnassus to Rhodes