Octavion, princeps. Built a stable government for Rome while subtly forming it into a Monarchy
Codified Roman law therfore making it cosmopolitan. Had soldiers build a wall accross Britain
Roman emperor who read philosophy while leading wars and would be considered close to Plato's Ideal philosopher king.
Divided the empire into 2 parts, east and west.
Issued the Edict of Milan which gave Romans freedom of religion. Helped make Christianity official religion of Rome
Made Christianity official religion of Rome and repressed all other faiths in Rome
Roman Poet who wrote the epic poem, the Aeneid
Roman poet who wrote biting satires about Rome that criticized "bread and circuses" in particular.
Roman poet who wrote biting satires about Rome that were sometimes so vicious that he sometimes had to use fake names for his own safety
res publica restorata
"Restoring the republic". Cover-up used by Augustus to gain Roman people's support
"father of the fatherland"
"holder of imperium"
"son of the deified one(Caesar)''
1st among equals(citizens). First citizen
One of powers of Augustus. Gave him all the powers of a tribune
200 year period of peace in Rome
panem et circenses
bread and circuses
Huge pipes used to irrigate water into inland cities
Romes largest racecourse
Roofs shaped liked half spheres made of concrete
shaped sort of like this "n"
a tall, circular structure that holds up part of a building
lined of arches
Innovatoin by Rome that allowed them to achieve several architectural feats
Pictured made from pieces of chipped glass
Paul of Tarsus
Jew from Asia Minor who set up churches all around the Mediterranean and wrote letters to Christians.
The dispersion of the Jews outside Israel
High church official over the diocese
A priest and the community he was over.
Pope equivalent in the Eastern church
Bishops of Rome
Edict of Milan
Gave Romans freedom of Religion
Annointed king sent by god
person who suffers or dies for his or her beliefs. Reffering to Christians who were prosecuted for being Christians
Beliefs said to be contrary to official church teachings
of or relating to or supporting Catholicism
the abuse of a person or group because of their beliefs or appearance especially Christianity in this time.
Bound(or nailed) to a cross and left to die
disciple of Jesus and leader of the apostles
Concrete/cement, arches, vaults, etc.
Blending of Greek, Hellenistic and Roman cultures
Rome's most important achievement. Believed it should be administered fairly and equally.
(Roman Catholic Church) one of the great fathers of the early Christian church