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a form of government in which power is in the hands of representatives elected by voting citizens.
one of the two powerful officials elected each year to command the army and direct the government
a political leader given absolute power to make laws and command the army for a limited time
a military unit of the roman army made up of about 5,000 foot soldiers and a group of them on horseback
three wars between rome and carthage that resulted in the defeat of Carthage and roman control over that region
military leader who became ruler of rome in the triumvirate, but due to jealousy of his power, was assasinated
caesar;s nephew who took power as the unchallenged ruler of rome after his uncle's assasination
diocletion moved the capital of rome to the eastern side which was called Bzantium, which was later named after Constantine, which became Constantinoble
an ancient roman culture that developed from a blending of greek, hellenistic, and roman clutures
roman town which was was convered in ash when nearby Mt. Vesuvius erupted, preserving many buildings and pieces of art
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