2. Roman god of trade, profit, and commerce. Equivalent to Greek god Hermes.
4. 3rd C. Roman Emperor. Credited with reviving a weakening Roman Empire by instituting economic and political changes like the Tetrarchy.
5. Roman god of beneficial and hindering fire, including fire from volcanoes.
8. A marvelous archaeological site today, but the site of massive casualties from the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in the 1st C.
10. This is the english term used for the Latin word Imperator, the one vested with the imperium (authority granted by the fasces).
12. Roman goddess of the Moon. Equivalent to Greek goddess Selene.
15. Roman god of agriculture and harvest. Equivalent to Greek god Cronus.
16. Rome suffered through several of these when social unrest and power-hungry military leaders dominated. -2 words
17. The top (Executive) elected magistrate of the Roman Republican State. He shared his position with another of the same rank.
20. Members of Rome’s citizenry who, originally, could trace their family lineage to the founding families of Rome. Over time, membership expanded to the wealthy and influential.
22. 1st C. BCE Roman General. Crossed the Rubicon to forcefully entrench himself as Dictator. -2 words
23. Roman god of love, beauty, and fertility. Equivalent to Greek god Aphrodite.
25. Latin: “Government Rule by Three”
26. Greatest of Carthage’s generals and one of best in all recorded history.
27. It was through these structures that Roman civilization brought water to their cities.
28. Roman goddess of flowers and Spring. Equivalent to Greek god Chloris.
1. For it’s entire history, Roman civilization had practiced this type of government to a greater and lesser degree. The hallmark of this form of gov’t is the involvement of select members of society (citizens) who exercise their voting rights to choose their representatives.
3. 4th C. Roman Emperor. Elevated Christianity to a legally accepted/ practiced faith in the Roman Empire.
6. Primary military unit of the Roman Army. Roughly consisting of 4,000 soldiers.
7. 1st C. BCE – 1st C. CE Roman poet widely known to carry the favor of Augustus. Author of “The Aeneid”.
8. The series of wars against Carthage- 2 words
9. Roman god of war. Equivalent to Greek goddess Ares.
11. 5th C. Hun leader. Attacked and ransacked the city of Rome.
13. Sister and wife of the top deity in the Roman mythological pantheon. Equivalent to Greek goddess Hera.
14. 1st C. Roman chronicler of Roman Emperors and political history.
16. Roman god of erotic love and sex. Equivalent to Greek god Eros.
18. Latin: Roman Peace -2 words
19. Members of Rome’s citizenry who are socially and economically from Rome’s middle and lower hierarchical levels.
21. Half of the legislative segment of the Roman republican government. Over time, it’s membership went from exclusively Patrician to any citizen. The number of members also varied.
22. Top deity of the Roman mythological pantheon. Equivalent to Greek god Zeus.
24. Roman god of gates, doors, doorways, beginnings, and endings.