As you read through the three chapters on ancient Roman culture, make sure you are able to answer the following questions. (Don’t just hunt for the answers; make sure you read the chapters and understand the main ideas about the ancient Romans.)
Match up the appropriate items: (a) Pax Romana; (b) Corinth captured; (c) Fall of Rome; (d) Edict of Milan; (e) Roman Republic founded
__C__ 476 A.D.
__A_ 27 B.C. - 180 A.D.
__D__ 313 A.D.
__E__ 510/509 B.C.
__B__ 146 B.C.
Match up the appropriate items: (a) 753 B.C.; (b) 510/509 B.C.; (c) 146 B.C.; (d) 27 B.C.; (e) 180 A.D.
__C__ the Punic Wars came to an end
__E__ death of Marcus Aurelius
__D__ the end of a period of civil war
__A__ Romulus and Remus
__E__ Rome began its long decline after this date
Match up the following: (a) epicureanism; (b) stoicism
__B__ Marcus Aurelius
__A__ pursuit of pleasure in moderation
__B__ answered by Philippians 4:11-13
__A__ an early theory of evolution
Match up the appropriate term: (a) basilica; (b) aqueduct; (c) Pantheon; (d) oculus; (e) Parthenon
_C__ used continuously as a place of worship since it was built
_A__ public meeting-halls
_C__ a Greek facade with Roman dome
We noted in class that this kind of structure more than any other illustrates the Roman imperial character: (a) highway systems; (b) triumphal arches; (c) basilicas; (d) aqueducts; (e) colosseums
The greatest Roman innovation in architecture was the ________. (a) trabeated style; (b) post-and-lintel technique; (c) flying buttresses as support; (d) arch; (e) aqueduct
The Romans were in bondage once to the: (a) Greeks; (b) Egyptians; (c) Cathaginians; (d) Etruscans: (e) Minoans
Which word describes most fully the Roman worldview?
True / False (a = true / b = false)
B The Romans learned very little from the... [continues]
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