HCHS Ancient Roman History

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Gladiator who escaped, formed slave army, and pillaged Rome between 73-71 BC (known as Third Servile War)
Emperor who created the Tetrarchy by splitting up the Empire into four parts
Nickname for the year AD 193 which began with the rule of Pertinax and ended with Septimius Severus
Imperial bodyguards
River Julius Caesar crossed to begin the Great Roman Civil War
African city which battled with Rome for supremacy in the Mediterannean in the Punic Wars
378 AD battle in which the Roman army under Emeror Valens was crushed by the Goths under Fritigern
Highest elected office during the Republic/2 were elected for 1-year terms
Roman imperial dynasty founded by Vespasian and included his sons Titus & Domitian/ruled Rome from (AD 69-96)
Leader of the group who sacked Rome in 410 AD
Supervised the financial affairs of the state and conducted audits/elected during the Republic, appointed during the Empire
Roman short sword credited with defeating Hannibal at the Battle of Zama
Roman author, philosopher, and statesman who was tutor and advisor to Nero
Brother of the legendary founder of Rome
Prince of Rome who led to the overthrow of the Kingdom when he raped another nobleman's wife
Wife of Lucius Tarquinius Collatinus/was raped by son of King of Rome/committed suicide afterward/led to the overthrow of Kingdom & birth of the Republic/Shakespearean epic poem
General who defeated Roman army at Cannae
Emperor who supposedly made his horse, Incitatus, a consul
Twice appointed dictator of Rome and both times resigned his commission after defeating Rome's enemies
Roman spear designed to attach itself to enemy shields to make them useless
Officials with this title could be appointed as 'of the plebs' or for the military/there were 10 for the plebs
Group who sacked Rome in 410 AD
Roman general who defeated Hannibal at the Battle of Zama to end the Second Punic War
Special class of Roman civil servants who served as bodyguards for magistrates and wielded fasces and axes
Had a vision of a cross and heard a voice say, 'In this sign, conquer.'
According to legend, he was the first King of Rome, founding the city in 753 BC upon the Palatine Hill
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48BC battle in Greece in which Julius Caesar defeated Pompey the Great
Ruler of Rome at the birth of Christ
Last king of ancient Rome who was overthrown in 509BC
Wrote, 'All Gaul is divided into three parts.'
3rd member of the 2nd Triumvirate along with Antony and Octavian
31 BC naval battle where Octavian defeated Antony and Cleopatra
Group of emperors including Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, & Marcus Aurelius/phrase coined by Machiavelli
Trojan hero who survived fall of Troy/son of Anchises & Venus/became father of Romans (married Lavinia daughter of King Latinus) after first hooking up with Queen Dido of Carthage
Battle in AD 9 where Romans under Varus lost 3 legions to Arminius
Wall separating Scotland from England named after a Roman emperor
Emperor who declared Christianity the state religion of the Empire
Emperor who supposedly played his fiddle while Rome burned
312AD battle where Constantine I defeated Maxentius
Roman historian who wrote biographies of 12 successive Roman rulers from Julius Caesar to Domitian
Roman general who destroyed Jerusalem in 70 AD
Deposed Emperor Augustulus to end the Western Roman Empire in 476 AD
New system instituted by Roman Emperor Diocletian in 293, marking the end of the Crisis of the Third Century and the recovery of the Roman Empire
Quoted by Shakespeare as saying, 'So were they all, all honorable men.'
Roman general who was initially in charge of subjugating the Jews but returned to Rome to become emporer
Responsible for maintaining the census, supervising public morality, and overseeing certain aspects of the government's finances
Roman general defeated by Julius Caesar in 2nd Civil War
42BC battle that ended the Wars of the Second Triumvirate where Antony & Octavian defeated Brutus and Cassius
Nickname for the year AD 69 in which began with the rule of Galba and ended with the rule of Vespasian
Could serve as generals and were peers of the consuls/took some judicial duties from the consuls
Number of legendary kings of Rome

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