Roman general and dictator. He was murdered by a group of senators and his former friend Brutus who hoped to restore the normal running of the republic.
Follower of Jesus who helped spread Christianity throughout the Roman world
failed because Rome bought to many goods from different countries
belonging to or characteristic of non-Jewish peoples
an oval large stadium with tiers of seats
Roman Emperor notorious for his monstrous vice and fantastic luxury (was said to have started a fire that destroyed much of Rome in 64) but the Empire remained prosperous during his rule (37-68)
The Roman Empire in AD 117-138. He ordered the construction of this wall. He traveled though his empire to strengthen it's frontiers and encourage learning and architecture.
a ruler who is unconstrained by law
one of two officials who led the government in the ancient Roman republic
In ancient Rome, an official elected by the plebeians to protect their rights.
the higher class in roman society-land owners
legendary founder of rome
twin of Romulus; raised by she-wolf; was killed by Romulus because he taunted Romulus
philosopher who believed in an absolute right or wrong; asked students pointed questions to make them use their reason, later became Socratic method
Athenian leader noted for advancing democracy in Athens and for ordering the construction of the Parthenon.
the boys stayed at home until the age of 7 then left their families to go live in barracks with other boys the same age. they were taught to read and write, but the main thing was their training. there physical skills were running, jumping, boxing, and wrestling.
little emphasis on luxrey goods, mainly farming otherwise.
religion in which factors of life are rep. by gods or godesess
pieces of metal used as money, Greeks
the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
A government ruled by a king or queen
a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)
a political system governed by a few people
David and Goliath
David decided to take on Goliath because he did not see any thing to be scared of, he took only a staff a slingshot and a bag of stones. He shot a stone into Goliath's eye and he fell, then David took a sword and chopped off his head, finally defeating the Giant