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Chap 9 Ancient Rome-vocab

Terms

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byzantine empire
the name by which the eastern half of roman empire became known some time after a.d. 400
twelve tables
The earliest collection of roman laws drawn up by the plebians
forum
the city market meeting place
jesus
religuos leader and founder of christainanity
senate
lawmaking body and most powerful branch of government
republic
A form of government where the citizens get to choose the representative
diocletian
roman emperor who divided the empire in two and oversaw the eastern part
zama
site in northern africa where the romans defeated carthage
palestine
region in southwestern asia that became the ancient home for jews
pax romana
goods moved freely-it means roman peace
plebeian
Men who were farmers,traders, and made things for a living
carthage
an ancient city on the north coast of africa
patrician
Members of Romes noble families
scipio
roman general who defeated hannibal
peter
one of the twelve apostles of jesus
aqueduct
a high arched structure built to carry water
tribune
elected leader of ancient rome who represented the plebians
parable
a story that contains a message or truth
hannibal
General of carthage who marched his army from spain to rome in the second punic war
nazareth
a small town in northern judea where jesus grew up
gaul
ancient region and roman providence
eastern orthidox christainanity
a branch of christainanity that was developed by the byzantine empire
messiah
special leader the jewish people beleived to be sent by god to guide them
representative
a person who has been elected by citizens to speak or act for them
census
a periodic count of all the people living in a country,city, or other region
punic wars
a series of conflicts between rome and carthage
livy
historian of the roman republic who wrote about the struggle plebians and patricians

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