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first emperor of Rome

Augustus Ceasar

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man who prophesied a powerful kingdom that would be "strong as iron"

Daniel

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Roman leader who "crossed the Rubicon"

Julius Ceasar

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common people of Rome

plebeians

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oldest and wisest men of Rome

Senate

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general who led horses and elephants across the Alps in an attack on Rome

Hannibal

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The ruler of the Holy Land at the time of Christ's birth was

Augustus Ceasar

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At the time of the Roman Empire, France was called

Gaul

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The island at the "toe" of the Apennine Peninsula is

Sicily

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Roman rulers with equal power who each ruled for one year were called

consuls

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a point on a mountain beyond which trees cannot grow

timber line

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the climate found on high mountains

highlands

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the point on a mountain above which there is snow all year long

snow line

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another name for the torrid zone

Tropics

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"All roads lead to ____"

Rome

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A man who has absolute rule and controls all the country's major decisions is called a

dictator

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The language of the Romans was

Latin

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The 200 years of peace at the beginning of the Roman Empire is called the

Pax Romana

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The 3 wars that Rome fought against a city in North Africa were the

Punic Wars

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The North African city that Rome eventually destroyed was

Carthage

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After the Romans destroyed this city, they spread ____ on the surrounding land.

salt

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Rome's first province in Asia was

Pergamum

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"City of Seven Hills" is another name for

Rome

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The largest mountain system in Europe is the

Alps

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The culture that influenced Romans the most was the _____ culture.

Greek Yogurt

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transported fresh water to Roman cities

aqueduct

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a government-sponsored count of the people in a province

census

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used to provide lasting strength to Roman buildings

concrete

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located in the center of wealthy Romans' homes

atrium

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an outer garment and a sign of Roman citizenship

toga

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Know the following on the map of Europe

Aegean Sea, Baltic Sea, Danube River, Matterhorn, Mt. Elbrus, North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Rhine River, Thames River, Volga River

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The the legend of the founding of Rome.

Romulus and Remus were infant twins abandoned in a basket in the Tiber River by their wicked uncle, the king. They washed ashore and were cared for by a wolf. Later a shepherd found and adopted them. When they were grown, they discovered the truth about themselves. They killed their uncle and began building a new city. They quarreled over its location. Remus jumped over the sacred ditch and was killed. Romulus became the king and named the city "Roma" after himself.