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Chapter 6: An Age of Empires: Rome and Han China, 753 B.C.E. - 330 C.E.

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Roman Republic
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Roman Senate
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patron/client relationship
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Roman Principate
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Augustus
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equites
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pax romana
"Roman peace"; the safety and stability guarenteed by the Roman might
Romanization
the spread of the Latin language and Roman way of life
Jesus
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Paul
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aqueducts
long elevated or underground conduits that carried water from a source to an urban center, using only the force of gravity
third-century crisis
the period in which political, military, and economic problems beset and nearly destroyed the Roman Empire
inflation
the process by which prices rise as money becomes worthless
Constantine
reunited the entire Mediterranean Empire under his sole rule;
Qin
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Shi Huangdi
"First Emperor";
Han
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Chang'an
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gentry
the significant rise of a class of scholars during the Han period
Xiongnu
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