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Octavian became the sole ruler after...

Cleopatra and Marc Antony committed suicide.

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Galen was a major influence on....

Medicine

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What was the primary reason Romans built roads?

To allow armies to travel throughout the empire.

3

Why did Roman empowers begin giving up land at the end of AD 100?

The empire had too much land to properly defend

4

He empower believed that people would give up Judaism by ______ certain Jewish rituals.

Banning

5

How did the roman language influence the way we speak and write today?

We study their poems, speeches, dramas, and stories. English language also contains Latin words.

6

Romans' approach of medicine and engineering could best be described as _____.

Practical

7

The best way to creat a huge open area in a building is to add ___.

Arches

8

What material did Romans invent that helped structures last longer?

Cement

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Orator

Gifted public speaker

10

____ seized power from the senate and became the dictator of Rome.

Caesar

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What important event took place at the Ides of March?

Caesar was stabbed by the jerk senators.

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Roman art and architecture was largely based on ___ ideas.

Greek

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Why did Romans call the Mediterranean Sea "our sea"?

They owned all the land touching it.

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The decay of people's values.

Corruption

15

A fearsome leader of the Huns.

Attila

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Holy book of Christianity

Bible

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Legal system based on a code of laws.

Civil law l

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The twelve main followers of Jesus

Apostles

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A raised channel to take water to a city

Aqueducts

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Judging others solely upon belief

Persecution

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Money

Currency

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Empires that ruled 527 to 565

Justinian

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Roman peace

Pax Romana

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Jesus' rise from the dead

Resurrection

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Caesars adopted son

Octavian

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Made Christianity Rome's official religion

Constantine