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  1. Constantine
  2. veto
  3. Vesta
  4. Julius Caesar
  5. Charlemagne
  1. a Latin for "I forbid", is the power of an officer of the state to stop unilaterally a piece of legislation; The concept originated with the Roman consuls and tribunes. Either of the two consuls holding office in a given year could block a military or civil decision by the other; any tribune had the power to unilaterally block legislation passed by the Roman Senate.
  2. b most powerful ruler of the Franks; was crowned Holy Roman Empore rwas King of the Franks from 768 and Emperor of the Romans (Imperator Romanorum) from 800 to his death. He expanded the Frankish kingdom into an empire that incorporated much of Western and Central Europe
  3. c first Christian Emporer; passed law which allowed religious toleration for all Christians.
  4. d most important spirit; spirit of hearth and fire, protector of the family
  5. e was a Roman general and statesman; played a critical role in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire.

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  1. was Roman Emperor from 54 to 68; was the last emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty; insane; Rome burned during his reign; some think he had something to do with it-he blamed Christians and executed hundreds; started a "reign of terror" and finally committed suicide
  2. the unity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as three persons in one Godhead; The doctrine, one of the most important for Christians
  3. was a Roman politician and general; was defeated by Octavian at the naval Battle of Actium, and in a brief land battle at Alexandria. He and his lover Cleopatra committed suicide shortly thereafter. His career and defeat are significant in Rome's transformation from Republic to Empire.
  4. is Europe's second longest river after the Volga; Known as one of the long-standing frontiers of the Roman Empire; rlows through or acts as part of the borders of ten countries
  5. central church of Constantinople; church of Holy Wisdom

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  1. Jupiterwas the king of the gods, and the god of sky and thunder. He is the equivalent of Zeus, in the Greek pantheon; As the patron deity of ancient Rome, he ruled over laws and social order

          

  2. Edict of Milanbecame emporer in 284 AD; reorganized the empire, made 2 parts & co-emporer; ruled the more prosperous Eastern half; drove out invaders & established order; issued first government price ceilings in attempt to revive economy; also increased taxes

          

  3. Circus Maximusin Rome was for horse racing; an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome; it was the first and largest Chariot Racing Stadium in ancient Rome.

          

  4. Diocletianbecame emporer in 284 AD; reorganized the empire, made 2 parts & co-emporer; ruled the more prosperous Eastern half; drove out invaders & established order; issued first government price ceilings in attempt to revive economy; also increased taxes

          

  5. Hadrian's Walla remnant of the ancient wall that surrounded the Jewish Temple and is one of the most sacred sites in Judaism.