One of a group made up especially of the 12 disciples chosen by Jesus to preach the gospel.
The eastern Roman empire after the fall of the western roman empire
A mountain range on the Italian peninsula
checks and balances
A system that allows each branch of government to limit the powers of the other branches in order to prevent abuse of power
roman orator and philosopher he tried to limit the power of romes generals and give control of the government back to the senate
the two most powerful officials in rome
people from Etruria , ( north of Rome) that took control of Rome and Latium. Ruled Rome for more than 100 years. Built up Rome, streets, temples. Skilled metal workers Rome became rich from mining and trade
a roman public meeting place
Greek surgeon who studied the body and described the valves of the heart and noted differences between arteries and veins
Carthaginian military commander who, in the Second Punic War, attempted a surprise attack on Rome, crossing the Alps with a large group of soldiers, horses, and elephants.
roman general he was one of the greatest military leaders in history ceaser conquered most of Gaul and was named dictator for life he was murdered by senators
the wealthy class in Roman society; landowners
Members of the lower class of Ancient Rome including farmers, merchants, artisans and traders
the earliest written collection of Roman laws, drawn up by patricians about 450B.C., that became the foundation of Roman law