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tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches Aaron's rod , common mullein , flannel mullein , great mullein , torch , Verbascum thapsus , woolly mullein
islands west of Sicily (now known as the Egadi Islands) where the Romans won a naval victory over the Carthaginians that ended the first Punic War in 241 BC Aegadean Isles , Aegates Isles
bottle with two handles used by ancient Romans ampulla
flask that has two handles; used by Romans for wines or oils ampulla
ritual of ancient Greeks and Romans, sexual and drinking bacchanal , orgy
battle that ended the second Macedonian War (197 BC); the Romans defeated Philip V who lost his control of Greece battle of Cynoscephalae , Cynoscephalae
major victory by the Romans over the Macedonians in 168 BC; resulted in the downfall of the ancient Macedonian kingdom Battle of Pydna , Pydna
battle in central Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans under Flaminius in 217 BC battle of Trasimeno , Trasimeno
shoe covering the ankle; worn by ancient Romans calceus
ancient city is southeastern Italy where Hannibal defeated the Romans in 216 BC Cannae
ancient city state on the north African coast near modern Tunis; founded by Phoenicians; destroyed and rebuilt by Romans; razed by Arabs in 697 Carthage
battle in the Apennines in 321 BC in which the Samnites defeated the Romans Caudine Forks
battle in which Attila the Hun was defeated by the Romans and Visigoths in 451 Chalons , Chalons-sur-Marne
architecture influenced by the ancient Greeks or Romans classical architecture , Greco-Roman architecture
system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks classical mythology
fields in Thessaly where in 197 BC the Romans defeated the Macedonians Cynoscephalae
ancient country in central Italy; assimilated by the Romans by about 200 BC Etruria
native or inhabitant of ancient Etruria; the Etruscans influenced the Romans (who had suppressed them by about 200 BC) Etruscan
Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100) Flavius Josephus , Joseph ben Matthias , Josephus
general who commanded the Carthaginian army in the second Punic War; crossed the Alps and defeated the Romans but was recalled to defend Carthage and was defeated (247-182 BC) Hannibal
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