16 terms

Ancient Rome

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aqueduct
a structure that carries water over long distances
circus
an arena in Ancient Rome
consul
one of two officials who led the government in the Roman Republic
dictator
a person appointed to rule for 6 months during an emergency
disciple
a follower of a person or belief
epistle
a letter
Gospel
one of the first 4 books of the New Testament in the Bible
inflation
an economic situation in which there is more money, but it has less value
martyr
a person who chooses to die for a cause he/she believes in
mercenary
a foreign soldier who serves in an army only for pay
messiah
a savior
patrician
a member of a wealthy, upper-class family in the ancient Roman Republic
plebeian
an ordinary citizen in the ancient Roman Republic
province
a unit of an empire
republic
a government in which citizens vote to select their leaders
veto
forbid