Flashcards in Rome Deck (100)
Where did the Etruscan society emerge?
The Italian peninsula in Etruria (modern day Tuscany)
Who controlled most of the Italian peninsula?
Where did the Latins settle while being under control of the Etruscans
In present day Rome, along the Tiber river.
What did Etruscan artists use for their sculptures
In what century did the Romans begin to expand, and at th expense of whom?
In what century do the Romans dominate the Etruscan lands?
What is some of the only evidence of Etruscan architecture left?
Underground tombs with kitchens
Who is the hero that carries his father from a burning Troy after the Greeks attack. What is the fathers name
What city did the son of Aeneas found
Who wrote an epic poem about Aeneas, and what was it called
Who were the parents of Romulus and Remus
Rhea Silvia and the god Mars
Who raised Romulus and Remus
First a shewolf and the shepherds
Who was the last king of Rome
Who founded the city of Rome
Who was romes primary enemy
How did Remus die
Romulus killed him after disputing the city they should build
First King of Rome
AB URBE CONDITA
Founding of the city (Rome)
Stated that anyone who committed a crime would be held in a prison
Writ of asylum
What road was founded under the rule of Ancus Martius
Via Salaria (salt road). Salt was a tremendous source of revenue
Who established a census and placed people in classes based on their economic standing
What symbol did servius tullius establish in Rome
Rome the fasces
What was the fasces
A bundle of sticks held together with an axe protruding
What did the fasces represent
Rome is a steel axe, and the people were the sticks that held the axe together
What did SPQR stand for
The Senate and People of Rome
What does caput mean
At the top of
Where was the temple of Jupiter capitolinus located
What is the cloaca maxima
One of the worlds earliest sewage systems
Sarcophagus of Cerveteri
Ashes buried inside