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1

when did the Romans believe their city was established -

753 B.C.

2

what is the name of the ppl who were living in the region where Rome was established?

Latini

3

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

4

what was the Cloaca Maxima -

the Great sewer which all the water flowed too

5

how many kings in total did Rome have during its early years and who was the last one -

7 kings
Arguinius Superbus

6

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

7

who controlled the Roman world during the period during the empire -

emperors

8

where was the commercial, cultural, social, and political heart of Rome -

Forum Romanum

9

what was thee miliarium areum and what did it represent -

golden milestone ; starting point of the roads

10

how many other forums were eventually built and by whom -

Julius Ceasar ; Augustus & 2 others
5

11

what does the column in Trajan's forum represent -

their victories over Dacians

12

what type of activity took place in the basilica? in the Curia?

lawyers (court cases) - basilica
Congress - curia

13

between which two hills did the Forum lie?

Capitoline & Palatine

14

what took place at the rostra -

public speeches

15

what was located in the Temple of Vesta -

a sacred flame

16

what was the Via Sacra -

a avenue for religious processions

17

when did Judea become part a Roman client state?

65 BC

18

when did the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem occur -

Ad 66 + Ad 70

19

when did siege on Masada end?

Ad 73

20

where did the Romans believed that the name "rome came from?

the mythical founder, Romulus