True of False: Ancient Civilizations

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Hippopotamus was a cause of death in ancient Mesopotamia.
Ancient Mesopotamia was situated between the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers.
The ancient Mesopotamians and the ancient Egyptians used the same form of writing called hieroglyphics.
A hoplite was a form of dance in ancient Greece
The concept of Democracy was first developped by the ancient Greeks
To fulfill Socrates' death sentence his head was chopped off in a public square.
The Spartan lifestyle developped in fear of an uprising from the conquered Messenians.
The Roman Republic resulted from discontent of tyrannical Etruscan monarchy
To predict the future, Roman priests would read entrails.
The Roman society was split into two categories, Plebeians and Centurions
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Rome can attribute it's victory in the First Punic War to their many sucesses, particularily in the beginning of the war, to ship building.
Hannibal, a Carthaginian military commander, went over the Alps with 'War Elephants.'
Caesar was taken hostage once and when discovered his ransom was only 25 talents of gold, decided he was worth more than that and suggested they ask for more.
Crasses, a member of the Triumvirate, was killed when liquid gold was poured down his throat.
After the battle of Philippi, Senator Cato was so devastated he fell on his sword.
Caesar had Cleopatra disguised as a man so she wouldn't be murdered after returning from hiding.
Mark Antony and Cleopatra were involved in bizarre things such as crazy dress up parties, drugs, and sexual explotations.
Octavian was the second emperor of Rome after Caesar.
During the Middle Ages, the peasants houses were made out of straw.
Pope Urban II recieved and responded to the cry for help from emperor Alexius.

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