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A type of government in which the people are able to elect their own leader. Republic
An ancient Roman commoner, typically artisans, farmers, and merchants. Plebeian
Aristocratic landowners that usually held the most power. Patricians
Members of the patrician class that passed laws. Senate
Roman leader that controls laws and wars and has absolute power for six months. Dictator
Elected by plebeians to help protect their rights. Tribunes
Roman officials elected each year in charge of the government and army. Consuls
Military units that Romans were organized into in the army. Legions
Three wars between Rome and Carthage from 264 to 146 B.C. Rome defeated Carthage and it became a new roman Province. Plutonic Wars
Carthaginian general that used 50,000 soldiers and 60 elephants to invade Italy. Hannibal
Indo-Europeans that settled in Greece in 2000 B.C. Mycenaeans
War fought between Trojans and Mycenaeans, Greeks won due to the Trojan horse they sent filled with soldiers. Trojan War
Type of Greek poem about heroic deeds. The poems were usually told and the most famous was The Iliad. Epic
Stories told in ancient Greece that tried to explain the mysteries of life and were passed down through generations. Myths
Includes a Greek city and it’s surrounding villages, also called a city-state. Polis
Rule by a king. Monarchy
Wars fought between Greece and Persian Empire. Greece defeated Persia and their city-states became provinces of Athens. Persian Wars
Tutored by Plato, became king of Macedon and built an enormous empire. Alexander the Great
Temple built to honor Athena. Includes a large 30 foot statue of the goddess. Parthenon
Citizens rule directly, not through representatives. Part of Pericles’ plan. Direct Democracy

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Ancient Rome Crossword Puzzle

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This runs across the center of the peninsula Italy. Tiber River
One of the longest coastlines in Europe. Italian Peninsula
A sea between southern Europe, the northern coast of Africa, and southwesterm Asia. Mediterranean Sea
The capitol of Italy,that spreads across 7 low hills, and is about 15 minutes up the Tiber River. Rome
An Estruscan noble that murdered the king. Tarquin
A Roman leader that forced Tarquin and his sons out of Rome, and later became king. Junis Brutis
This man led Roman forces into battle and got captured. Regulus
The wealthiest, most powerful citizens. patricians
About 90% of Roman citizens. plebeians
A form of government where citizens have a right to vote. republic
People who are elected to represent the people. representatives
Any of various governing bodies. Senate
Officials who managed the government and the army. consuls
Someone who has total control over the people. dictator
People that were appointed by the Senate to protect the rights of plebeians. tribune
A city-state located in North Africa. carthage
Wars that ,altogether, lasted nearly 120 years. Punic Wars
A Carthaginian general. Hannibal
He attacked Carthage and defeated it. Scipio
A sense of pride in one's country. patriotism

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The Roman Republic Crossword

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was the general body of free Roman citizens who were not patricians, as determined by the census. Plebeians
a unit of 3,000–6,000 men in the ancient Roman army. Legion
Tables was the legislation that stood at the foundation of Roman law. Twelve Tables
a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained power by force. Dictator
was a Thracian gladiator who, along with the Gauls Crixus, Oenomaus, Castus and Gannicus, was one of the escaped slave leaders in the Third Servile War, Spartacus
He was the chief priest, lawgiver, judge, and the sole commander of the army.[ Magistartes
were Roman plebeian nobiles who both served as tribunes in the late 2nd century BC Gracchus Brothers
was the highest elected office of the appointive office under the Roman Empire. Consuls
was a Roman general and statesman. Sulla
ancient civilization prospered in the region of modern-day Tuscany, maintaining extensive trade networks, building impressive fortified cities, and making exquisite art Etruscans
was the center or capital city of the ancient Carthaginian civilization, situated on the eastern side of the Lake of Tunis Carthage
were institutions in ancient Rome. They functioned as the machinery of the Roman legislative branch Assemblies
is a Latin epic poem, written by Virgil between 29 and 19 BC Aeneid
led an attack on Saguntum, an independent city allied with Rome, which sparked the outbreak of the Second Punic War. Hannibal
was the period of ancient Roman civilization beginning with the overthrow of the Roman Kingdom Republic
was the long period of peacefulness and minimal expansion by the Roman military force Pax Romana
were in charge of government and also of the army. The 300 citizen Senate advised them at all times. Checks and Balances
were the twin brothers and main characters of Rome's foundation myth. Romulus and Remus
an official in ancient Rome chosen by the plebeians to protect their interests. Tribunes
surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome. Forum
an aristocrat or nobleman. Patrician
was a title granted by the government of Ancient Rome to men acting in one of two official capacities Praetor
were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264 BC to 146 BC. Punic Wars
was a Roman general and statesman Gaius Marius
was a political institution in ancient Rome. Senate

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Ancient Greece & Rome Crossword

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Absolute ruler that was in power for 6 months dictator
Exhalted one; the best Augustus
Roman Peace Pax Romana
Paid workers to manage affairs of government (tax collection and postal system) civil service
Silver coin used to trade throughout the empire denarius
System for carrying water aqueducts
Slaves that were chosen to fight for their freedom in the Colosseum gladiators
Father of the gods Jupiter
Wife of Zeus that watched over women Juno
Born from the head of Jupiter, godess of wisdom Minerva
Famed stadium where people of both classes watched animal/peeple fights Colosseum
The aristocratic branch of Rome's government senate
First written peice of Roman Law Twelve tables
Large military unit of armed foot soldiers legion
Gorvernment in which citizens have a right to vote republic
"New Athens" Alexandria
Greece's age old enemy Persia
Narrrative poem about heroic deeds Epic
Greatest story teller whom was blind Homer
War fought by Mycenaean's against the city of Troy Trojan War

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Roman History Crossword

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Who fled with his followers after the Greeks destroyed Troy in the Trojan War? Aeneas
This legendary Roman was killed by his Brother Romulus after said legend mocked his brothers ideas about the new city they wanted to buid along the Tiber River. Remus
The Roman chose these type of leaders during difficult times of war. dictators
This general was one of Rome's famous dictators, who gained power in 458 BC. He quickly fought off the citie's enimies. Cincinnatus
This group of people were always calling for changes in the Roman govornment; they were common people. plebeians
Rome was ran by powerful nobles called_______. patricians
______killed his brother Remus. Rome was also named after this muderer. Romulus
These people were elected officials in the Roman Govornment. Magistrates
The 2 most powerful magistrates in Rome were called ________. Consuls
Elected by the plebeians, tribunes had the ability to _____, or prohibit actions by other officials. veto
What was the language spoken by Romans? Latin
What was Rome's meeting Place? (hint: this was the center of ALL life in Rome.) Forum
Groups of up to 6,000 soldiers were called _______. Legions
In a _________, people elect leaders to govorn them. Republic
The brilliant general named _______ set out with his army to attack Rome. He and his army were never able to actually capture, or gain control of Rome. Hannibal
This hero was a former gladiator in Rome who led a rebellion of slaves who demanded freedom. Spartacus

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Crossword Puzzle for the Roman Empire

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Disciple of Jesus Christ Apostole
Man-made channel for moving water Aqueduct
An annually elected ruler of the republic Consul
Record of Jesus Christ's life Gospel
Combination of legal and military customs Feudalism
Large land in Rome, worked by slaves Latifundia
Large unit in the Roman army Legion
Group of three men that held power in Rome Triumvirate
The man who is the head of a family Paterfamilias
Person killed for their religious beliefs Martyr
Professional soldier hired to kill Mercenaries
Was the savior for a group of people Messiah
Temple dedicated to the gods Pantheon
An aristocrat Patrician
Peace existing between Rome Pax Romana
Person not part of a civilization Barbarian
Single person with complete power over a place Dictator
Commoner of ancient Rome Plebeians
A division of a empire Province
Ruled by the people who elect representatives Republic
A governing body Senate
Official chosen by plebeians to protect them Tribune
Right to reject a proposal Veto
Commander of Rome Imperator
Housing complex in Rome Insulae
Leader of Catholic church Pope

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Rome Crossword

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the first Roman dictator Julius Caesar
Carthage military commander Hannibal
A city that fought against Rome in the Punic Wars Carthage
A stadium in ancient rome where gladiator battles took place Colosseum
first roman emperor augustus
Ruler of the egyptian government Cleopatra
a period of peace for the Roman Empire Pax Romana
a common farmer, trader, craftworker Plebeians
an area of land surrouned by water on three sides Peninsula
a roman athlete who was forced to fight for entertainment Gladiator
the members of noble families that owned land Patricians
a ruler who has absolute power Dictator
a series of conflicts between Rome and Carthage Punic Wars
a form of government in which citizens elect representatives Republic
the law making body and most powerful branch of roman government Senate
Elected leaders of Ancient Rome Tribunes
the earliest written collection of roman laws Twelve Tables
a person who is elected by citizens Representative
the belief in many gods and goddesses Polytheism
Two elected officials of the roman republic Consuls

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Ancient Greece Crossword

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Games held every four years olympics
Outdoor marketplace agora
Government ruled by wealthy privileged families aristocracy
Famous for its army sparta
A fast-spreading, often deadly disease plague
Earliest known greek civilization minoans
Another word for slaves in Sparta helots
Who created the machine that carried water from a lower to a higher level archimedes
A machine that carried water from a lower to a higher level screw
Valuables seized in wartime plunder
The war fought between Sparta and Athens was called peloponnesian
The Trojan war was fought between the Greeks and the people of troy
A great king of Macedonia who expanded the empire Alexander
One of Greek's finest achievements in architecture parthenon
Composed two poems about the Trojan War homer
The "Father of Medicine" hippocrates
Had a mighty navy athens
A greek philosopher who used a question-and-answer method of argument socrates
Greeks believed most gods lived on Mount olympus
The first known lighthouse was located in alexandria
Government ruled by the people democracy
Greek philosophers developed a respect for the power of reason
Created important theories about numbers and music pythagoras
A great leader of Athens pericles
Name of the longest olympic race marathon
After the Greeks defeated the Persians they entered a time called the ______age golden

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Ancient Greece and Rome Word Search

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Persian Wars
gladiators
aqueducts
arch
cuniculus
Julius Caesar
observations
peninsula
mountainous
Mediterranean Sea
farmland
patricians
democracy
natural law
Alexander the Great
Aristotle
Thermopylae
Etruscans
Athens
Sparta
republic
renaissance
herodotus
pericles
pompey
plebeians
Socrates
Octavian
Rome
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Ancient Sparta Crossword Puzzle

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Some Ancient Greeks beleieved in many gods/goddess, were most Ancient Greece monotheistic or polytheistic? Polytheistic
This war is divided into two sub wars. Jealousy from Sparta because of Athens resilience of power of wealth started it. Sparta declared this war on Athens and won. Peloponnesian
This city-state defeated Athens in the Peloponnesian War. Culture was centered loyalty the military service and state. Sparta
For years the Greeks had been trying to breach the Trojan wall. Odysseus, the Greek general, made a plan to make a huge beautiful wooden horse with men inside to put outside of the Trojan wall. The Trojans took the horse inside and at night the men inside of the horse opened the gates for the Greek Army. That was the end of Troy. Trojan war
A system of government chosen by the people. Democracy
A piece of land surrounded by three bodies of water. This piece of land made it easier for Greeks to access water, while the high mountains kept them isolated so enemies would have a hard time communicating and traveling to them. Peninsula
This city-state won the Persian War with Sparta, but lost the Peloponnesian War to Sparta. Became bankrupt, tired, and unpatriotic. Athens
The Trojan war is considered a (BLANK), because it is thought to be historical yet unauthentic. Legend
Athens and Sparta are both considered to be (BLANK). They both were located in Greece. Greek
This war is divided into four battles. This war was fought to conqour the Greeks (Athens and Sparta), but the Greeks won. Persian War
A collection of stories told to explain nature, history, and customs. Mythology

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Ancient Greece Crossword

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What is a form of government in which citizens govern themselves? Democracy
Who is someone who uses reason to explain natural events? Philosopher
What is the city-state in Ancient Greece that is the current capital? Athens
Only 1/5 of the people were allowed to participate in ________. Government
Slaves, foreigners, and ______ were excluded from government. Woman
Plato, Aristotle, and ______ were notable Greek philosophers. Socrates
Many Greeks believed that their ______ were responsible for all natural events. gods
A ______ is a sacred site used to consult a god or goddness. Oracle
Who was the goddness of war? Athena
Who was the father of Hercules? Zeus
The first _____ was held in Greece. Olympics
Which philosopher believed intellectual intelligence can only be attained by upper-class males? Aristotle
Which Athenian branch of government was made up of a council of only 500 men? Executive
What kind of democracy does Ancient Athens have? direct
What princess did the Trojans capture that led into the Trojan war? helen

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