Greco/Roman

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Socrates

A philosopher who was from Athens. He spoke out against the sophists and created the Socratic Method.

Sophists

professional teachers in ancient Greece taught wealthy,young men

Covenant

(Bible) an agreement between God and his people in which God makes certain promises and requires certain behavior from them in return

Covet

wish, long, or crave for (something, especially the property of another person)

Ethical monotheism

religion believing in one god, emphasizing ethics

gauntlet

a form of punishment in which a person is forced to run between two lines of men facing each other and armed with clubs or whips to beat the victim

martyr

one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion

Paul

(New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles

persecute

cause to suffer

anarchy

a lack of government and law; confusion

local autonomy

having a governer who can make decisions on their own

Aristocracy

the most powerful members of a society

assimilate

become similar to one's environment

Consul

one of two elected officials of the Roman Republic who commanded the army and were supreme judges

Democracy

a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

inflation

a general and progressive increase in prices

republic

A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by voting

Rhetoric

art of public speaking

sophists

any of a group of Greek philosophers and teachers in the 5th century BC who speculated on a wide range of subjects

Veto

vote against

Senate

assembly possessing high legislative powers

Assembly

a group of people who are elected to make decisions or laws for a country or area

Collegia

use of workers trade association

latifundia

huge estates owned by wealthy families

Cleisthenes

An aristocrat, created a council of 500 and helped from Athenian democracy

Peisistratus

Seized power from Solon and exiled nobles who disagreed with him. He also distributed those nobles' land to poor farmers in need.

magistrates

public officials that ran gov't army

praetors

helped consuls and controlled the army

censors

elected officials, registered citizens according to wealth

patricians

controlled gov't and kept power through patronage system

plebians

suffered discrimination, had little rights and caused gov't to write laws down

Pax Romana

empire's economy prospered (27 B.C.-180 A.D.)

scientific

Galen, a physician wrote several volumes of medical knowledge of his day (A.D. 100s)

12 Tables

engraved laws on 12 Tables (450 B.C.)

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