05.12 Work File
People, Places, and Events
When studying history, it is important to understand the interrelationship of people, places, and events. To know about them as individual, discrete entities is not sufficient. Below are four opportunities to intertwine time, place, people, and events as you explore the epic proportion of the history of the Romans.
Write the following four short essays. In each, identify the following people, places, and events and their interrelationship . What is their importance to Roman history?
Essay #1 includes the following:
The first triumvirate, the second triumvirate, Cicero, Catiline and his conspiracy, Cleopatra, and Mark Antony
Essay #2 includes the following:
Patricians, plebeians, tribunes, aedile, praetor, quaestor, the cursus honorum, and the Gracchi
Essay #3 includes the following:
Cato, Scipio Africanus, Regulus, and the Punic Wars
Essay #4 includes the following:
Pyrrhus of Epirus and what a Pyrrhic victory means in English