Ancient Rome from 44 BC to AD 235 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did Virgil rewrite Roman history?

Question 2 2. What does this quote by Horace mean, '''smit by loyal passion's restless stings, Rome for her Caesar yearns?

Question 3 3. Which of these men did not rule during the Year of the Four Emperors?

Question 4 4. Vespasian's popularity among the public was a result of _____.

Question 5 5. Imperial provinces, which were formally under the control of the emperor, were _____.

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Question 6 6. Who was in charge of daily administration in a senatorial province of the Roman Empire?

Question 7 7. Where did the equestrian class fall in Roman society under Augustus?

Question 8 8. What happened to Roman slaves under Augustus' reign?

Question 9 9. Who was Octavius's great uncle?

Question 10 10. What was Augustus' original name?

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Question 11 11. What was Augustus' favored title, and the one used primarily by Rome's emperors for generations?

Question 12 12. During the Principate period, started by Augustus, Rome's government was most comparable to what?

Question 13 13. What brought in fresh water to the city of Rome?

Question 14 14. What was the purpose of the imperial bureaucracy?

Question 15 15. Which emperor succeeded an emperor that was his nephew?

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Question 16 16. Why was Octavian's name changed to Augustus?

Question 17 17. How was the reign of Hadrian similar to that of Pius?

Question 18 18. How did the rule of Trajan differ from the rule of Nerva?

Question 19 19. Which statement correctly analyzes the Severan Dynasty?

Question 20 20. What might be one reason that Severus Alexander's reign was marked by peace?

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Question 21 21. Octavian added Imperator as part of his name. In doing so he was telling the world that:

Question 22 22. What was Augustus' relationship to Julius Caesar?

Question 23 23. How did Seneca die?

Question 24 24. Which was a Hellenistic philosophy emphasizing reason, virtue, and patience, and a rejection of indulgence and other extremes?

Question 25 25. Why was the Pax Romana so important in Roman history?

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Question 26 26. What were the Gates of Janus?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is the main theme of government during the Augustan period of the Roman Empire?

Question 28 28. Augustus rebuilt and restructured much of Rome using what material?

Question 29 29. Which statement correctly analyzes Augustus' relationship to poetry?

Question 30 30. Which is the best example of Domitian's personality?

Ancient Rome from 44 BC to AD 235 Chapter Exam Instructions

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