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- a His "Odes" describe the shortness of life and the rewards of companionship.
- b This Good Emperor chose to establish defensible borders and not continue territorial expansion. As an example of this policy, he built a 73 mile long wall in Britain to protect Roman settlements from Scottish tribes. His enormous tomb still stands along the banks of the Tiber.
- c His government was a model of wisdom and honor. He completed the work on the Colosseum. Stricken with a fever in 81 A.D., he died. All of Rome mourned, except his brother.
- d Opened in 80 A.D., it was/is the most famous of all Roman gladiatorial amphitheaters. It had a seating capacity of 50,000.
- e He was a man of sense, ability and honor who modeled his behavior on Augustus. A man of firm will and intelligence, he established the first system of state education in antiquity, made peace with the Senate and began construction of the Colosseum. At his death he said, "Vae! Puto deus fio!"
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- That branch of Roman law that applied to the citizens of Rome.
- His real name was Gaius Caesar Germanicus. When he came to power, "Little Boots" pormised low taxes and rich games. The poison of pwer made him insane. He had senators kiss his feet, exhausted the treasury left him predecessor and tried to make a racehorse a Roman consul. His 'assassins' were called "restorers of liberty".
- The "Law of Nations". A form of international law that developed as Rome expanded its Empire.
- This document represented a modernization of the Roman law codes. It was published during the reign of Hadrian.
- As cited in "Chariot Racing in the Ancient World", while chariots were used previously in other sports, actual chariot racing began in
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... → Essay Question - As explained in "Chariot Racing in the Ancient World", why were poets, musicians and conductors hired for chariot races?
Augustus' failure to devise any law for the selection of later emperors → When he became emperor, Claudius gave 15,000 sesterces to members of the Praetorian Guard. This action symbolized/acknowledged
his uncontrollable generosity → Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, and Romanian
Livy → He was a Roman historian who wrote a monumental history of Rome. In glorifying the early Romans, he sought to raise patriotism and traditional values.
Tacitus → He was a Roman historian who condemned the tyranny of Augustus and the Julio-Claudian emperors. His "Germania" contrasted the robust life of the Germans with the weak and pleasure loving lives of the Romans.