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Roman Test Vocabulary Words

Terms

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province
a unit of an empire or a country
dictator
a ruler who has total control of the government
mercenary
a soldier who serves for pay in a foreign army
veto
the rejection of any planned action or rule by a person in power- I Forbide
inflation
an economic situation in which there is more money with less value
circus
an arena in ancient Rome; also the shows held there
gladiator
a person in ancient Rome who fights in an arena for the entertainment of the public; usually slaves
disciple
a follower
martyr
a person who dies for a particular reason
Res Publica
public affairs
Republic
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting
consul
one of two officials who led the Roman Republic
villa
a large country estate: an important source of food for the ancient Romans
aqueduct
a structure that carries water over long distances
Constantine
emperor of Rome from A.D. 312-337-encouraged the spread of Christianity
Jesus
Founder of Christianity; believed by his followers to be the Messiah
patrician
a member of an upper class family in the Roman republic
Colosseum
a large amphitheater buitl in Rome around A.D. 70; site of contests and combats between people and animals
Messiah
savior in Judaism and Christianity
epistle
a letter; in the Christian Bible, an of the letters written by disciples to Christian groups

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