CHW 3M: Review for Rome

Quiz show: https://pedrech.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/rome-quiz-show.docx

 

Founding Myths of Rome/Early Years

  • Romulus and Remus
  • the Sybil
  • the Sabine Women
  • Etruscan influence on Rome
  • How geography shaped Rome
  • divisions in Rome: Palatine/Aventine, rich/poor

The Republic

  • The Gracchus Brothers
  • the Punic Wars (important people/events)
  • a very basic overview of the government
  • Military/Organization of the Legion (Gaius Marius)
  • Sulla/Proscription
  • Cicero
  • Julius Caesar: from Republic to Empire
  • Law: Basic Overview, Twelve Tables, Punishments

The Empire

  • Augustus
  • battle of Actium
  • Augustan propaganda
  • The Emperors (Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Vespasian, Diocletian, Constantine)
  • What did Rome do for the world?
  • Life of Gladiators
  • Why Rome fell
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