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Spectacle and Entertainment in Ancient Rome Quiz #4 October 27, 2009 1. During the Republican period of history, which Roman elected official was responsible for putting on the annual public ludi ? A. the consul B. the general C. the aedile D. the dictator E. the censor C 2. A general who was denied a triumph by the Senate might possibly A. be awarded the “consolation prize” of an ovatio B. hold his own triumph, through a legal loophole which allowed him to finance it himself C. hold his own triumph, through a legal loophole which allowed him to authorize it if he happened to be one of that year’s consuls D. choose to accept the Senate’s decision E. any of the above E 3. Who typically gave the funeral oration for a prominent deceased elite Roman man? A. the Emperor in the Imperial period, or one of the consuls in the Republican period B. the deceased man’s wife C. the deceased man’s adult son, if available, or a close male family friend D. the actor impersonating the deceased man’s grandfather E. the person who had inherited the most from the deceased man’s will C
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4. At aristocratic funerals, actors were hired to
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2010 for the course BIOS 101 taught by Professor Plantz during the Spring '08 term at UNL.

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CLAS 141_quiz_4_09_answers - Spectacle and Entertainment in...

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