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The center of the city where the Senate would meet, main marketplace with shops, a tabularium, a theater and temples
The Latin term for bunkmares and is used to indicate those people with whom you share military service
The first aquaduct, built in 312 BC by Appius Claudius, ran underground to speed construction and hide from enemies
A Superintendent of Aquaducts who wrote an engineering manual on hydraulics, called De Aquis Urbis Romae in about 97 AD
The board of twenty, where Cornelius first served the army, he and two others were in chare of the state mint
Wars between Rome and Carthage over Sicily and the Western Mediterranean Sea from 264-241 BC
The great sea powere of North Africa, fought against Rom in Punic wars, eventually destroyed by Rome in 146 BC
2nd Punic War, ignited by Hannibal to fulfill his father's dreams, marched across Alps with elephants, Lake Trasimene and Cannae defeats over Quintus and the Romans, Scipio replace Quintus and wins at Zama
The Roman dictator who commanded the army during the 2nd Punic war, kept Hannibal from taking Rome, replaced by Scipio
Quintus Fabius Maximus Cuncator
Carthaginian general who was killed in Spain, father of Hannibal who swore with him at the alter eternal emnity of Rome, dreamed of getting revenge on Rome
One of the two greatest defeats Romans ever suffered in the 2nd Punic war, used the pincer war
The great defeat of Rome by Carthage in the 2nd Punic war, used mist to hide Carthaginian troops and Romans walked right into trap
The Roman general who replaced Quintus Fabius Maximus Cuncator and defeated the Carthaginians on the African plain of Zama
Long covered walk for markets, philosophers lectured, poets recited, teachers held classes, lawyers met clients, entertainers performed, snacks sold, buisness deals were conducted
People who go to a patroni's home in the morning to recieve money and food then escort them to the forum and perform services
Center of the universe built by Augustus that says distances to all the cities in the empire
A plaza that was the site for processions, elections, public speeches, criminal trials and gladiator matches
The "coloseum" that sits 50000 people that was used for gladitorial combat and public entertainment like drama battles and executions
The Queen of Carthage and Trojan hero and forefather of Rome who had an ill-fated love affair
Dido and Aeneas
Poem written by Quintus Ennius that recounted the history of Rome, from the beginning to his day
Roman poets who wrote comedic plays where latin-speaking characters with Greek names and greek plots
Terrence and Plautus
The chariot races that Marcus, Sextus, Cornelia, and Eucleides attend, literally "games in the circus"
1 main feature of Roman archetecture, could support statues or rooves and could form the entrance of buildings
Men descended form old families of patrician and plebeian stock, formed a ruling stock aristocracy, whose ranks supplied most of the consuls and exerted most on the influence on the way the Roman government operated
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