ceaser was a smart leader. he conquered gaul and won his loyalty from the troops he became a dictator but for more than 6 months and was stabbed to death because too many people thought that he was acting like a king. even though his wife warned him
the adopted son of ceaser. the first emporer of rome. he often ignored the senate to got control but once he did he respected the senate. he was careful to not act to much like a king. the people were giving him more power because he gave them peace and prosperity.
was the last of the 5 good emporers. wrote a story about the philosophy in greek.
the son of marcus aurelius. had people help him run his empire but made terrible choices. he stood by as others tried to destroy the power of the senate. didnt ask the senate before he acted. he stayed emporer because the armies support.
great roman senator said what sort of thing is the law? is it the kind that cannot be bent by influence, or broken by power, or spoiled by money.
a ruler that created a code of justice from roman laws. it made it so that people could think what they want and are innocent until proven guilty
started as a jew and and founded the religon of christianity. thought to be the messiah and had many deciples. was crucified because the senates thought that he was teaching people that the god was more important then the emporer. it is said that he arose from the dead on sunday and told his deciples not to give up.
was appointed the new ruler in judea durning the time that jesus was born. king of Judea who (according to the New Testament) tried to kill Jesus by ordering the death of all children under age two in Bethlehem (73-4 BC)
saul to paul
at first saul didnt except the christian faith but then he had a vision where jesus spoke to him so he changed his name to paul and spread the religon over the med
became the ruler of rome and said that the christian god had helped his army win he made it so that christians wouldnt be punished. kept the church whole and the empires new capital called constintinople