ROMAN CIVILIZATION (190:206) MIDTERM #1
11 OCTOBER 2007: TC BRENNAN
50 questions in all, each = 2 points.
SOME QUESTIONS MAY HAVE MORE THAN ONE ANSWER.
Consider the following name for questions 1-5: P. Licinius C.f. M.n.
1. What is this individual
to ensure a healthier tomorrow.
Eating certain foods on a regular basis will tend to make you healthier. Not surprisingly, other foods
have the opposite effect. Eating too many of these may well have long-term negative consequences.
Foods may be deceptive
leadership of the responsible Minister [Lowe, Ward]. The main political view of the EC in Britain has
been as a single market. The growing ramifications of integration beyond trade and tariff reforms have tended
to provoke resistance [Department for EFRA]
Obesity is a chronic disease that affects a substantial number of Americans. An estimated 97 million
Americans-about half the nation-are overweight. This number includes people who are clinically obese,
defined as having a body mass index of 30 or more. O
himself over the past.
As a symbol of tragedy this picture foreshadows difficulties and grievances in lives of the
characters. For instance, a story of Moby Dick is the first sign of tragedy. It is mentioned that this
whale took Ahab's leg and drove him c
[Jordan, O'Riordan, Lowe, Ward]. During the 1980s, as EC environmental law expanded and
impinged ever more on British procedures, environmental groups were able to develop a role as
watchdogs in the implementation of European legislation [Department for E
and assignment of suitable protective resources, as well as other measures which must be
implemented, not the least of which being the nature of publicity to be devoted to the problem.
Thus, in a society characterized by a culture of racism and prejudice
the sun. Threatening scenes of nature grasp the readers imagination: the half-foundered ship
weltering there with its three dismantled masts alone visible; and an exasperated whale, purposing to
spring clean over the craft, is in the enormous act of impal
A collection of worthy soundbites from Knapp Chapter 1
5 every free person below the elite and above the poor day laborer or peasant.
6 Besides a certain stability in resources, another commonality unites these ordinary people. They all value
excerpts from Interpretation of Dreams
Artemidorus was a Greek who lived during the mid- to late second
century CE. He wrote a book on
Pliny, Natural History Book 26,
ostensibly on the healing properties of
"The face of man has recently
experienced new forms of disease,"
New forms of disease "unknown in
earlier times, not only to Italy, but to
almost the whole of Europe."
Here are some passages to serve as examples of the type of material that might yield
questions for a multiple choice exam.
Also: the list of Roman definitions and the outline of the Roman political system that I
posted on SAKAI Announcements for
101 As tempting as it is to equate the Roman plebs with the urban poor when writing about the poor of the
Empire, the temptation must be resisted and material from Rome used very judiciously to be sure that only
elements representative of the wider Empire
Passages from SHELTON
[For each entry the first number is that of the PASSAGE; the second that of the
CHAPTER I: ALL OF THESE PASSAGES ARE IMPORTANT
1. The Structure of Roman Society 4
Class Structure 4
2. Aristocracy 8
3, 4. Definitions
126 Romans never denied the humanity of slaves, their personhood as men, not beasts, no matter how
much they compared them to beasts as chattel property, or spoke of them as morally inferior, weak human
beings. They just wanted them to be socialized to th
o Not allowed to hold public office, become members of the Senate, or
serve as priests
o Plebeians and patricians not allowed to intermarry
o By fifth century B.C., they began to agitate for more political power
and legal rights
o By 287 B.C. pl