Roman History & Culture : Part 1

Roman History & Culture : Part 1 Latin Quiz
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    • Roman history is a mixture of
 
    • myth and fact
    • Rome’s greatest historian was
 
    • Livy
    • The trojan Aneas was
 
    • the ancestor of the Roman people
    • Aneas’ son
 
    • Ascanius (aka Iuls)
    • Ascanius
 
    • founded the town of Alba Longas
    • Romulus and Remus were
 
    • twin sons of Rhea Silva, a vestal virgin, and Mars, the god of war
    • The father of Rhea Silva was
 
    • king Numitor
    • Rhea Silva’s evil uncle was
 
    • Amulius
    • Amulius
 
    • robbed King Numitor of his kingdom and threw Romulus and Remus (as infants) into the Tiber River
    • The Shepherd ___ took the twins from the cave and raised them.
 
Faustulus
    • Mount Vesuvius erupted on
 
    • August 24, 79 AD
    • Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried
 
    • Pompeii & Herculcneum
    • Rome was founded in
 
    • 753 BC
    • 753 BC is the beginning of
 
    • the Regal period
    • The first king of Rome was
 
    • Romulus
    • The second king was
 
    • Numa Pompilius
    • Numa Pompilius was
 
    • a Sabine and was chosen by the people of Rome to make the Sabines living in Rome loyal to both tribes
    • Numa Pompilius
 
    • reformed the calendar that adjusted for solar and lunar years and established the offices of the priests
Numa Pompilius established
 
    • the cult of the Vestal
    • Numa was known for
 
    • his wisdom and good laws
    • The nymph Egeria taught him
 
    • how to worship the gods and he in turn taught this to the Roman people
    • Tullius Hostillius
 
    • was the third king of Rome
    • As his name implies, Tullius Hostillius
 
    • he led Rome into much warfare
    • The next three kings of Rome
 
    • Anucus Marius, Tarquin Priaus and Servius Tullius
    • Servius Tullius was murdered by
 
        • his son-in-law Tarquinius Superbus
    • ”Superbus” means
 
    • proud or arrogant
    • Sextus Tarquin
 
    • dishonored Lucretia,a Roman woman known for her decency and high moral standards
    • Lucretia
 
    • committed suicide, believing that death was better than dishonor
    • Lucius Junius Brutus despised
 
    • injustice and the “entitlements” of the rich
    • Lucius Junius Brutus
 
    • led the Romans in driving Tarquin and his son out of Rome
    • Brutus and Tarquinius Collatius
 
    • were elected the first pair of consuls
Tarquinius Collatius
 
    • the widower of Lucretia
    • The beginning of the Republic
 
    • 509 BC
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