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Chapter 15 Social Studies

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emperor
absolute ruler of an empire
census
population count
tariffs
taxes on goods brought into a country
gladiators
people who fought animals or one another in arenas
juris prudentes
Roman lawyers and legal writers
rule by divine rights
idea that a ruler's power came from the gods
freedman
former slaves
inflation
period of ever-increasing prices
domus
Roman house for the wealthy
barter
to exchange goods without using money