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Why was accurate history not important to the Romans?
For moral examples and entertainment (like fables)
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Who was Aeneas and why was he important?
He was the founder of Rome and a demi-god
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What was the prophecy made about his descendants?
That his descendants will establish a great empire
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Who were Romulus and Remus and why were they important?
The sons of the queen of the Latins- demi gods descended from Jupiter, who build Rome but fight, leaving just Romulus alive.
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What was the job of the Quaestor? What was the minimum age and how many positions yearly?
Financial administration, 28 yrs and 20 positions
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What was the job of the Aedile? What was the minimum age and how many positions yearly?
Public services such as buildings or health, 36 yrs, 4 positions
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What was the job of the Praetor? What was the minimum age and how many positions yearly?
Law and Order, 37 yrs, 6-8 positions
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What was the job of the Consul? What was the minimum age and how many positions yearly?
Head of Senate + leading the army, 39 yrs, 2 positions
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What was the job of the Tribune? What was the minimum age and how many positions yearly?
No age limit, 10 positions, and to propose or veto new laws
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Where is Carthage?
Modern day Tunisia
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When did the Punic Wars take place?
264 and 218 BC
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Why did Rome and Carthage fight?
Because Carthaginian control of Sicily means attack and defence is easy, as well as trade interception, for Carthage
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What were the effects of the treaty at the end of the first Punic War?
Rome had asked Carthage for slaves, money and silvermines. This meant Carthage had to declare war while they still had enough strength in their economy to fight.
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Who was Hannibal
A Carthaginian general who marched elephants across the alps and battled rome with them, knowing the romans had never seen elephants and would flee or be crushed. He was stopped when Rome attacked Carthage.
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What were the long-term effects of the Punic Wars on Rome?
Rome got a lot more trade- the rich with things to trade got even richer
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Who was Tiberius Gracchus, what did he do and what happened to him
He was a popular general who proposed a law stopping the rich having too much land. He was assassinated.
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