Greece, the Roman Republic, and the Roman Empire
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As chronicled in Plutarch's biography, the Roman Republic first began to recruit landless men into the Roman army during the war against:
Jugurtha of Numidia.
Cleopatra of Egypt.
Mithridates of Pontus.
Perseus of Macedon.
The Roman conquest of Italy began in 509 BCE. Who did the Romans ally with to launch their attack against the Etruscans?
Other Latins and the Greeks
Which of the following is a difference between Greek epic and lyric poetry?
Lyric poetry was only performed orally and developed chronologically before the emergence of epic poetry which was largely written down.
Lyric poetry took the form of long poems which recounted tales of ancient heroes as opposed to the short poems of epic poetry.
Sappho and Archilochus were famous lyric poets whereas Homer was the preeminent epic poet.
Lyric poetry, unlike epic poetry, was never a vehicle for the poet to express his or her personal emotions or experiences.
Fill in the blanks: The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought from 264 to 146 BCE by ..... and .....
Rome, the Etruscans
Fill in the blank: Shortly after the Battle of Cannae in 216 BCE, Hannibal made an alliance with ..... against Rome as recorded by the historian Polybius.
Antiochus III of Syria
Philip V of Macedon
Ptolemy IV of Egypt
Hiero II of Syracuse
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