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1

Where did the Etruscan society emerge?

The Italian peninsula in Etruria (modern day Tuscany)

2

Who controlled most of the Italian peninsula?

The Etruscans

3

Where did the Latins settle while being under control of the Etruscans

In present day Rome, along the Tiber river.

4

What did Etruscan artists use for their sculptures

Terracotta

5

In what century did the Romans begin to expand, and at th expense of whom?

4th Century
The Etruscans

6

In what century do the Romans dominate the Etruscan lands?

3rd century

7

What is some of the only evidence of Etruscan architecture left?

Underground tombs with kitchens

8

Who is the hero that carries his father from a burning Troy after the Greeks attack. What is the fathers name

Aeneas
Anchises

9

What city did the son of Aeneas found

Alba longa

10

Who wrote an epic poem about Aeneas, and what was it called

Virgil
The Aeneid

11

Who were the parents of Romulus and Remus

Rhea Silvia and the god Mars

12

Who raised Romulus and Remus

First a shewolf and the shepherds

13

Who was the last king of Rome

Tarquinius Superbus

14

Who founded the city of Rome

Romulus

15

Who was romes primary enemy

Carthage

16

How did Remus die

Romulus killed him after disputing the city they should build

17

First King of Rome

Romulus

18

AB URBE CONDITA

Founding of the city (Rome)

19

Stated that anyone who committed a crime would be held in a prison

Writ of asylum

20

What road was founded under the rule of Ancus Martius

Via Salaria (salt road). Salt was a tremendous source of revenue

21

Who established a census and placed people in classes based on their economic standing

Servius tullius

22

What symbol did servius tullius establish in Rome

Rome the fasces

23

What was the fasces

A bundle of sticks held together with an axe protruding

24

What did the fasces represent

Rome is a steel axe, and the people were the sticks that held the axe together

25

What did SPQR stand for

The Senate and People of Rome

26

What does caput mean

At the top of

27

Where was the temple of Jupiter capitolinus located

Capitoline Hill

28

What is the cloaca maxima

One of the worlds earliest sewage systems

29

Sarcophagus of Cerveteri

Etruscan
Terracotta
520 BC
Archaic Smile
Ashes buried inside
Familial Union

30

Apollo from Veii

Etruscan
Archaic smile
500 BC
Purposeful movement