HCHS Ancient Roman History

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Group who sacked Rome in 410 AD
General who defeated Roman army at Cannae
Wrote, 'All Gaul is divided into three parts.'
Emperor who declared Christianity the state religion of the Empire
378 AD battle in which the Roman army under Emeror Valens was crushed by the Goths under Fritigern
Special class of Roman civil servants who served as bodyguards for magistrates and wielded fasces and axes
Roman spear designed to attach itself to enemy shields to make them useless
Roman general who was initially in charge of subjugating the Jews but returned to Rome to become emporer
Roman general defeated by Julius Caesar in 2nd Civil War
Ruler of Rome at the birth of Christ
African city which battled with Rome for supremacy in the Mediterannean in the Punic Wars
Battle in AD 9 where Romans under Varus lost 3 legions to Arminius
River Julius Caesar crossed to begin the Great Roman Civil War
Roman author, philosopher, and statesman who was tutor and advisor to Nero
Had a vision of a cross and heard a voice say, 'In this sign, conquer.'
Roman general who defeated Hannibal at the Battle of Zama to end the Second Punic War
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3rd member of the 2nd Triumvirate along with Antony and Octavian
Brother of the legendary founder of Rome
Emperor who created the Tetrarchy by splitting up the Empire into four parts
Leader of the group who sacked Rome in 410 AD
Quoted by Shakespeare as saying, 'So were they all, all honorable men.'
Emperor who supposedly played his fiddle while Rome burned
Emperor who supposedly made his horse, Incitatus, a consul
Imperial bodyguards
Wall separating Scotland from England named after a Roman emperor
Roman short sword credited with defeating Hannibal at the Battle of Zama
Deposed Emperor Augustulus to end the Western Roman Empire in 476 AD
Roman historian who wrote biographies of 12 successive Roman rulers from Julius Caesar to Domitian
Roman general who destroyed Jerusalem in 70 AD
Twice appointed dictator of Rome and both times resigned his commission after defeating Rome's enemies
Naval battle where Octavian defeated Antony and Cleopatra

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