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Glossary of Ancient Rome part 2

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common farmer, craftsworker, or trader
plebeians
a member of noble families who controlled all power in Roman Republic
paticians
a form of government in which people elect people to act for them
republic
lawmaking body and most powerful branch of Roman Republic
Senate
an elected leader of ancient Rome who represented the interests of the plebeians
tribune
a lawmaking body of government made up of a group of citizens
assembly
one of two elected officials of the Roman Republic who commanded the army and were supreme judges
consuls
earliest written collection of Roman laws, drawn up by patricians about 450 BC, that became the foundation of Roman law
Twelve Tables
center of life in Rome; gravel clearing
Forum
wars between Rome and Carthage in 200s BC, Rome won
Punic Wars
Hannibal's greatest victory over Rome
Battle of Cannae
Scipio defeats Carthage
Battle of Zama
solider?
legionaries
dress like or long shirt
tunic
wrap around clothing
toga

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