He was a Trojan Hero. He carried his father from the burning city of Troy and then serched for a new home for the Trojans. After traveling all around the Mediterranean, Aeneas finnally settled in Italy.
Romulus and Remus
The Romans belived that the twin Rromulus and Remus were descendants of Aenea. In Roman legend, Romulus and Remus were rescued from being put in a river to drowned, by a woldf. Romulus later killed Remus and built the city of Rome.
where people elect leaders to govern them
rulers with almost absolute power
Cincinnatus is the most famous dictator from the early republic.
nobles, or very wealthy people
The two most powerful magistrates in Rome
A council of wealthy and powerful Romans that adcised the city's leaders
to prohibit. To say NO
The Romans language
checks and balances
methods of balancing power
Rome's republic meeting place.
a series of Wars against Carthage, a city in North Afirica.
A consul who encouraged poor people to join the army.
groups of soldiers that go up to 6,000 soldiers
Lucius Cornelius Sulla
was a consul. Sulla changed Rome's goverment forever when he became a dictator. He made the Senete be the main ruling froup in Rome, and he increased its power during his rule.
a former gladiator who rose up and demanded freedom. Him and his followers defeated an army sent to stop them and took over much of Southern Italy
A philosopher and gifted orator, which is also a gifted speaker. He tried to stop the chaos is Rome's Goverment
He conquared Gaul and added it to the Empire. Powerful general that took over Romes Goverment.
Ceasars powerfu friend who Julius made an alliance with to rule Rome.
Caesars adopted son who was once named Octavian.
a riased channel used to carry water from mountians into cities
Latin developed words. It includes French, Spanish, Italian, Portugese, and Romanian
a legal system based on a written code of laws
The religion bsaed on the life of Jesus
A man, who was gods son but birth parents of Joseph and Mary. He healed people and rose from his death.
The book that explains Jesus's life
a type of execution in which a person was nailed on the cross
Jesus's rise from the dead
People who spread the word of Jesus
Paul of Tasus
A man that spread the study of Jesus's death by writting leteters and telling others.
An emporor who became a christian and removed the bans on a religion.
Rome's emporor. He shared the ruleing of Rome. He controled the East side and a co-emporor ruled the western part.
The Huns leader who raided Roman terittory in the east.
the decay of people's values
Byzantine Empire ruler who conquared parts of the fallen weastern empire and simplified Roman laws. Theodors husband.
Justinian's wife. She convinced Justinian to stay and fight. Whenm he took her idvise he crushed the riots.
the society that deverloped in the Eastern Roman Empire.
One of the greatest generals of ther ancient world. He began the 2nd Punic war by attacin one of Rome's allies in Spain. Was the leader of Carthage, but was forced to flee by the Romans. Went to Asia and joined a king to fight with the Romans. Killed the king so he wouldnt be taken by the Romans.