Ancient Europe Vocabulary
Terms in this set (37)
Officially declare a person to be a god.
Period of stability in the Roman empire.
Building material made by mixing small stones and sand with limestone, clay, and water.
Channel that moves water over a long distance.
One person or thing following another.
Coming back to life.
Ritual cleansing by plunging into water.
Roman method of execution by nailing a person to a wooden cross.
Heartfelt change in one's opinions or beliefs, especially in religion.
Person who dies for his or her beliefs.
Set away from other people or places.
People who have the right to give orders.
Writings that form part of the Christian Bible which tell the story of Jesus and his early followers.
One of the first four books of the New Testament that describe the life and teachings of Jesus.
Story with a religious moral.
Formal letter, several of which form part of the New Testament.
The three persons, or forms, of God according to Christian belief: God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
Beliefs about what is right and wrong.
Tending to cause dispute or disagreement.
Site of Encounter
Place where People of different cultures meet and exchange Products, ideas and technologies.
Something that combines elements of Greek and Roman culture and traditions.
Design formed with small tiles of glass, stone, or pottery.
Language that developed from Latin, such as French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, or Romanian.
Art of giving speeches.
Work of literature that makes fun of its subject, often mocking vice or folly.
Man who fought as part of public entertainment in ancient Rome.
Accomplishment that requires effort or skill.
A practice or belief handed down from one generation to another.
General increase in prices.
Word used by Greeks and Romans for all people who did not share their cultures.
Soldier who fights for pay rather than for his or her country.
Traditional or established religious beliefs.
Way of passing on information.
Fall apart, break into pieces.
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