Flashcards in Ancient Rome Deck (86)
When was Rome founded ?
Which two brothers was Rome founded by ?
Romulus and Remus sons of Rhea Silvia
What did Rome cover ?
Western Europe, Middle East and North Africa
Rome became a republic country. What does that mean ?
It means that Rome got to choose its own leaders
What does senate mean ?
Who are the senators ?
Members of the parliament
Explain what a consuls is ?
A consuls is a 1 year position to ensure no one person gained too much power.
Who were considered the real rulers of Rome ?
How much did they have to march per day..?
What were the army divided into ? And how mange soilders were there in it ?
The army was divided into legions 5000 soldiers per legion.
How many legions in the whole empire?
How many years did the soldiers have to serve ?
What did someone have to be to become a soldier?
They had to be a roman citizen
What was the backup army called ?
What is a mutiny ?
When an army goes against/tries to betray their leader
What is a decimatio ?
When a mutiny happened everyone involved was lined up and every 10th person was killed
What did the soldiers wear over their tunics ?
A chain mail vest
What did they carry ?
A shield sword and dagger
What was a pilum?
A javelin like weapon
What were greaves ?
Soldier on horseback
Soldier in charge of machinery
A soup soldiers ate
What were the poor of Rome called ?
What were the rich if the poor called ?
What was a forum ?
The centre of Rome
What was the via sacle ?
A path soldiers walked down when they won a war or battle
( patricians house ) antrium ?
Open square in the centre of the house
Small pool ( filled in by rainwater )