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Ancient Rome Vocabulary
Vocabulary terms from the unit on Ancient Rome at https://studentsofhistory.org.
Terms in this set (17)
A government in which citizens rule through elected representatives.
An ordinary citizen in the ancient Roman Republic.
In Ancient Rome, this was a person of noble birth; an aristocrat.
In ancient Rome, an official elected by the plebeians to protect their rights.
A group of about 6,000 foot soldiers in the army of ancient Rome.
The 1st written code of laws in Rome
The elected leaders of the Roman army and government. They would rule for one year.
A group of 300 men elected to govern Rome in the Roman Republic.
A ruler who has complete power over a country.
A series of Roman wars against Carthage, a city in Northern Africa.
200 year period of peace in Rome.
Early Christian leader who had been chosen by Jesus to spread his message
Bridge-like stone structures that carry water from the hills into Roman cities
A large arena for "the games", such as animal hunts and gladiator fights.
In ancient Rome, a person who fought people or animals for public entertainment.
The capital of the eastern Roman Empire and later of the Byzantine Empire.
Tribes from Northern Europe who invaded the remnants of the Roman Empire and settled there.