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Which of the following offices and institutions was NOT part of the Roman republic?
In the process of military expansion , Rome's chief rival in the western Mediterranean was
What were Rome's conflicts with Carthage for control of the western Mediterranean called?
The person responsible for the creation of the unified Persian Empire around 550 B.C.E. was
Alexander the Great
Cyrus the Great
Which of the following was not a Greek city-state?
Who seems to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey?
The Greek alphabet was adapted from the
The mythos of Greek culture was established by the wide acceptance of two great poems, the
Gilgamesh and Art of War
analects and the Aeneid
Iliad and the Odyssey
Metamorphoses and the Odyssey
The person responsible for the conquest of the Persian Empire was
Pericles of Athens
Agesilaus of Sparta
Which of the following was NOT a Greek philosopher?
The Yellow Turbans were
Confucian administrators in the empire of the later Han
Buddhist missionaries following the fall of the Han
Leading members of the scholar-gentry in Han China
Daoist leaders of a peasant revolution against the Han
What dynasty succeeded the Han?
What group was responsible for the disruption of the Gupta empire?
The name given to the regional princes who governed much of India after the imperial period was
The cult of what Hindu divinity gained greater popularity following the fall of the Gupta empire?
How does the decline and fall of the Roman empire compare chronologically to the collapse of the Han and Gupta empires?
The Roman empire collapsed after both of the other two
The Roman empire collapsed before both of the other two
The Roman empire collapsed after the Han but before the Gupta
The Roman empire collapsed after the Gupta but before the Han
What Roman emperor attempted to reverse the decline of the empire by administrative reform and improvement in the system of tax collection?
The word for Buddhist holy men is
The leader under whose guidance Christians began to see themselves as part of a new religion was
Under what emperor did Christianity receive official toleration of the state?