Flashcards in Stage 29 drill 3 Deck (20):
when did the Romans believe their city was established -
what is the name of the ppl who were living in the region where Rome was established?
what were the geographical and social features that made the sit where Rome was established favorable -
near a river - which was shallow - made it easy to cross
mountains for defense - trade
what was the Cloaca Maxima -
the Great sewer which all the water flowed too
how many kings in total did Rome have during its early years and who was the last one -
after the last king was expelled in 509 BC, who became the leading magistrate and how were they selected?
2 individuals were elected
(magistrates) - council
who controlled the Roman world during the period during the empire -
where was the commercial, cultural, social, and political heart of Rome -
what was thee miliarium areum and what did it represent -
golden milestone ; starting point of the roads
how many other forums were eventually built and by whom -
Julius Ceasar ; Augustus & 2 others
what does the column in Trajan's forum represent -
their victories over Dacians
what type of activity took place in the basilica? in the Curia?
lawyers (court cases) - basilica
Congress - curia
between which two hills did the Forum lie?
Capitoline & Palatine
what took place at the rostra -
what was located in the Temple of Vesta -
a sacred flame
what was the Via Sacra -
a avenue for religious processions
when did Judea become part a Roman client state?
when did the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem occur -
Ad 66 + Ad 70
when did siege on Masada end?