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ROME!!!

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Octavian
first roman emperor and is ceaser's adopted son. as he gain control of rome his name was changed to Augustus in 27 BC
Doctrine
Official teachings of a group.
patrician
of the hereditary aristocracy or ruling class of ancient Rome or medieval Europe
BCE
before common era
AD
anno dominus
engineering achievments
they invented concrete and the arch, enabling them to build superior roads, aquaducts, bridges
legionaries
units of armies of ancient rome
province
territory of land conquered by Rome
Pax Romana
200 year period of peace in Rome.
government achievements
written laws, balance of power
In 1054AD what happened to the church?
They split into Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic.
plebians
common people
assembly
a meeting with a group of people gathered around for a purpose
What two religions came from this region?
Judaism & Christianity
emperor
a ruler of an empire
Diocletian
rome emperor, divided the rule of the Roman empire among four men; moved the capital to Nicomediu.
General sulla
He defeated General Marius and became a dictator
tribune
official of ancient Rome elected by the plebians to protect their rights
soothsayer
someone who makes predictions of the future basis of special knowledge
Rubicon
the boundary in ancient times between Italy and Gaul
dictator
a person who rules a country with absolute power
Theodosius
the emperor who made Christianity the official religion of the empire
legend
a story passed down through years of many people
king
a man who rules a country
What terms describe the organizational structure of the church?
Hierarchy and patriarchy
rhetoric
study of the technique and rules for using language effectively (especially in public speaking)
Rising of the dead
resurrect
General Marius
A renowned Roman general, related to Julius Caesar by marriage, and seven times consul. He was the first lower class Roman to be elected to high office; he was defeated by Sulla.
Synonym for follower
Disciples
split of the roman empire
diocletian split the empire in to halves
On what is Christianity based?
The life and teachings of Jesus
dynasty
a series of rulers who belongs to the same family
Pax Romana
any state of peace imposed by a strong nation on weaker or defeated nations.
democracy
a type of government that is run by people who live there
Triumvirate
A group of three people with equal power.
Synonym for savior
Messiah
What the parts of the Bible?
Torah (1st five books of Old Testament) + rest of the Old Testament + New Testament
barbarians
people outside the empire with different language and culture
Scriptures
Sacred writings
Non-Jew
gentile
republic
a form of government in which the authority belong to people
omen
something that is supposed ot be a sign of good or bad is coming
patriarchy
form of social organization in which the father rules the family or tribe
senator
a representative elected for life who proposed laws, approved contracts, and advised the consuls.
punic wars
between 264 and 146 b.c rome and carthage fought three wars., Roman victory over Carthage
Where is Constantinople?
On an Asian peninsula, surrounded by the Baltic Sea, and is Istanbul, Turkey now.
Parable
story that teaches a lesson
Tiber River
Rome lies on the banks of the river. It was short and shallow
Missionaries
People who spread religious beliefs to non-believers.
empire
a group of contries
consul
One of two elected representatives who served for one year to oversee the senate. Each could veto the other consul.
Gracchus brothers
Gais & Tiberious Gracchus were two Roman brothers who tried to reform Rome's social and political structure for the lower class
matriarchy
a family, society, community, or state governed by women.
Edict of Milan
Law from Constantine which made Christianity legal.
What did Jesus' followers call him, which means savior?
Christ
3 things Christians did not do?
Did not honor the Roman gods;did not serve in the army; did not hold public office.
reforms of Augustus Caeser
Extended empire to natural borders, wrote laws, strengthened the army, made people in the provinces citizens, created a prosperous reign
twelve tables
a bronze table with 12 written laws displayed in the Forum and adopted in 450 BC
Caeser's reforms
Calendar, doubled the senate, public works projects,redistribute land, gladitorial games
Constantine
rome emperor, who tolerated Christianity and moved the capital to Constantinople
Carthaginians
people of Carthage who were defeated in the Punic Wars
Etruscans
people of Etruscia

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