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30 terms
Roman Empire
Cicero
Julius Caesar
Pompey
Marc Antony
philosopher and orator who tried to stop the chaos in Roman g…
most powerful Roman general.
powerful and influential man of Rome who made an alliance to…
Caesar's former assistant. Married Cleopatra
Cicero
philosopher and orator who tried to stop the chaos in Roman g…
Julius Caesar
most powerful Roman general.
17 terms
The Roman Empire
toga
Julius Caesar
Rhine River
triumvirate
outer clothing worn by free men in ancient Rome; usually whit…
conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
river flowing from southeast Switzerland, Germany, and the Ne…
In ancient Rome, a group of three leaders sharing control of…
toga
outer clothing worn by free men in ancient Rome; usually whit…
Julius Caesar
conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
34 terms
The Roman Empire
Attila
Diocletian
Constantine
Goths
Leader of the Huns, he attacked the eastern part of the Roman…
Divided the Empire in two in an attempt to solve many of the…
Briefly reunited the Empire and moved the capital city
Attacked the city of Rome in 410
Attila
Leader of the Huns, he attacked the eastern part of the Roman…
Diocletian
Divided the Empire in two in an attempt to solve many of the…
15 terms
Roman Empire
peninsula
republic
bias
Augustus
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
A government in which citizens rule through elected represent…
Prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group…
First emperor of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar's grand-neph…
peninsula
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
republic
A government in which citizens rule through elected represent…
55 terms
Roman Empire
Aqueducts
Commoners in Rome
Wealthy in Rome
Brothers who lead first reform
used to transport water into cities/towns
Plebeians
Patricians
Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus
Aqueducts
used to transport water into cities/towns
Commoners in Rome
Plebeians
25 terms
Roman Empire
republic
patricians
plebeians
tribunes
form of government in which power rests with the citizens who…
aristocratic landowners who held most of the power
commoners, farmers, artisans, and merchants who made up the m…
representatives elected by the plebeians to protect their rig…
republic
form of government in which power rests with the citizens who…
patricians
aristocratic landowners who held most of the power
14 terms
Roman Empire
triumvirate
Augustus Caesar
Constantine
Pax Romana
an oligarchy with three rulers
the first emperor
emperor of Rome who made Christianity legal and who moved the…
period of peace when Rome was dominant in the Mediterranean
triumvirate
an oligarchy with three rulers
Augustus Caesar
the first emperor
15 terms
Roman Empire
peninsula
republic
bias
Augustus
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
A government in which citizens rule through elected represent…
Prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group…
First emperor of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar's grand-neph…
peninsula
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
republic
A government in which citizens rule through elected represent…
18 terms
Roman Empire
Rome Republic
Roman Empire
Mediterranean Sea
Senate
A democracy like Greece but the people elected representative…
Stretched across Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Promoted trade with the rest of the Eastern Hemisphere. Gave…
The most powerful element of Roman Government. There were 300…
Rome Republic
A democracy like Greece but the people elected representative…
Roman Empire
Stretched across Europe, Asia, and Africa.
20 terms
Roman Empire
Republic
Empire
Patrician
Plebeian
A form of government in which the people vote to select repre…
A group of states or territories controlled by one ruler
In ancient Rome, a member of the privileged upper class.
(adj.) common, vulgar; belonging to the lower class; (n.) a c…
Republic
A form of government in which the people vote to select repre…
Empire
A group of states or territories controlled by one ruler
22 terms
Roman Empire
Etruscans
Patricians
Plebians
Tribunes
Beginning in the 700 BCE, first rulers of Roman Republic and…
In ancient Rome, landowning men whose fathers were Roman citi…
Members of the lower class of Ancient Rome including farmers,…
An officer of ancient Rome elected by the plebeians to protec…
Etruscans
Beginning in the 700 BCE, first rulers of Roman Republic and…
Patricians
In ancient Rome, landowning men whose fathers were Roman citi…
16 terms
Roman Empire
Augustus
Pax Romana
Colosseum
A foundation for buildings
First Roman Emperor
Time of peace and prosperity in the Roman Empire
A Roman arena for fighting
Concrete
Augustus
First Roman Emperor
Pax Romana
Time of peace and prosperity in the Roman Empire
34 terms
Roman Empire
aqueduct
auditorium
barbarian
britannia
a channel for carrying the main water supply to a roman town,…
A Latin word meaning " a place for listening"
the word used by Romans when referring to all foreigners not…
The Roman province ofBritain, today's England;first conquered…
aqueduct
a channel for carrying the main water supply to a roman town,…
auditorium
A Latin word meaning " a place for listening"
16 terms
Roman Empire
Roman Empire
Romulus and Remus
Latin
Julius Caesar
An empire that conquered most of Europe, eventually splitting…
Legend of how Rome began. Twins abandoned and rescued by a wo…
The official language of the Romans
Roman general who became dictator for life and was murdered b…
Roman Empire
An empire that conquered most of Europe, eventually splitting…
Romulus and Remus
Legend of how Rome began. Twins abandoned and rescued by a wo…
14 terms
Roman Empire
Augustus
Virgil
Horace
Heredity
(63 BCE - 14 CE) First emperor of Rome (27 BCE - 14 CE)
greatest poet of the Golden Age, called the "Homer of Rome"
Famous poet under Augustus
The passing of traits from parents to offspring
Augustus
(63 BCE - 14 CE) First emperor of Rome (27 BCE - 14 CE)
Virgil
greatest poet of the Golden Age, called the "Homer of Rome"
22 terms
Roman Empire
Roman Empire
empire
mosaic
corruption
began in 27BC ended in 476AD
a group of countries controlled by one leader
pieces of colored glass used to create art
dishonest illegal behavior
Roman Empire
began in 27BC ended in 476AD
empire
a group of countries controlled by one leader
15 terms
Roman Empire
Soilders
Caeser
Triumvirate
Rubicon
-pledged allegiance to commanders not the state... - could not t…
- triumvirate (ruled for a decade)... -gain control after the fa…
a group of 3 rulers ... (Caesar , Pompey, Crassus)
river, that Caesar crossed into Rome which was against the la…
Soilders
-pledged allegiance to commanders not the state... - could not t…
Caeser
- triumvirate (ruled for a decade)... -gain control after the fa…
14 terms
Roman Empire: High Empire
Arch of Trajan... Benevento... ca. 114 - 118…
Column of Trajan... Rome, Italy... 112 CE
Markets of Trajan... Artist: Apollodorus…
Portrait bust of Hadrian... Rome, Italy... c…
Arch of Trajan... Benevento... ca. 114 - 118…
Column of Trajan... Rome, Italy... 112 CE
21 terms
Roman Empire
Augustus Caesar
Pax Romana
Marcus Aurelius
Commodus
1st Roman Emperor, expanded empire and built bridges, roads a…
Roman peace
last of the 5 good emperors, fought corruption, slavery and f…
didn't care about ruling, liked to dress up as a gladiator, c…
Augustus Caesar
1st Roman Emperor, expanded empire and built bridges, roads a…
Pax Romana
Roman peace
10 terms
Roman Empire
volcano
flood
trade
grain
volcano
flood
36 terms
Roman Empire
Christianity
crucifixion
Julius Caesar
messiah
religion based upon the teachings of Jesus Christ; it was ban…
type of execution in which a person is nailed to the cross
powerful general who named himself dictator before he was ass…
in Hebrew, this means "God's anointed one"
Christianity
religion based upon the teachings of Jesus Christ; it was ban…
crucifixion
type of execution in which a person is nailed to the cross
12 terms
Roman Empire
Empire
Rome
Aqueducts
Mosaics
Large amount of land controlled by one ruler or group
Capital city of Italy, where the empire began
Way to move fresh water long distances created by Romans
Small tiles used to create a picture of something
Empire
Large amount of land controlled by one ruler or group
Rome
Capital city of Italy, where the empire began
44 terms
Roman Empire
Interior of the Pantheon; High Empire
Model of an Insula; High Empire
Neptune and the creatures of the Sea;…
Portrait of Caracalla; Late Empire
Interior of the Pantheon; High Empire
Model of an Insula; High Empire
25 terms
Roman Empire
Culture
Belief Systems
Republic
Citizens
Rome was a large empire that spread to many lands which compr…
Many religions were practiced in Rome including paganism, Isl…
Government where power rests with the citizens who elect thei…
The people who participate in government.
Culture
Rome was a large empire that spread to many lands which compr…
Belief Systems
Many religions were practiced in Rome including paganism, Isl…
12 terms
Roman Empire
Augustus
Pax Romana
Roman Accomplishments
Colosseum
took the title 'princeps', adopted son of Caesar; first emper…
first 200 years of the Roman Empire that was a time of peace…
written laws, rights and duties for citizens, large and stron…
a huge building constructed for gladiator fights
Augustus
took the title 'princeps', adopted son of Caesar; first emper…
Pax Romana
first 200 years of the Roman Empire that was a time of peace…
12 terms
Roman Empire
republic
patrician
plebeian
Senate
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
In ancient Rome, a member of the privileged upper class.
An ordinary citizen in the ancient Roman Republic
A group of 300 men elected to govern Rome in the Roman Republ…
republic
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
patrician
In ancient Rome, a member of the privileged upper class.
Roman Empire
peninsula
republic
Augustus
Constantine
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
A government in which citizens rule through elected represent…
First emperor of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar's grand-neph…
Roman emperor (r. 312-337). After reuniting the Roman Empire,…
peninsula
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
republic
A government in which citizens rule through elected represent…
32 terms
Roman Empire
Tiber River
Toga
Twelve Tables
Veto
River that runs through Rome
Long cloth garment that draped around the body usually over a…
The earliest collection of Roman laws, inscribed on bronze an…
The power to stop a law from passing given to the tribunes wh…
Tiber River
River that runs through Rome
Toga
Long cloth garment that draped around the body usually over a…
15 terms
Roman Empire
emperor
Empress Theodora
mosaic
Christianity
The ruler of an empire
The most powerful woman in Byzantine history, she passed laws…
art consisting of a design made of small pieces of colored st…
a religion
emperor
The ruler of an empire
Empress Theodora
The most powerful woman in Byzantine history, she passed laws…
24 terms
Roman Empire
Aqueduct
The 'Eternal City'
Pax Romana
Civilized
A bridge that carries flowing water
Rome's Nickname
The period of "Roman Peace" that began with Caesar in 27 BC a…
Having more of the things that make life easier
Aqueduct
A bridge that carries flowing water
The 'Eternal City'
Rome's Nickname
20 terms
Roman Empire
Augustus
Carthage
Caesar
Christian
first Roman emperor
powerful ancient city-state located in North Africa
title given to ancient Roman leaders: means "ruler" in Latin
person who follows the teachings of Jesus of Nasareth
Augustus
first Roman emperor
Carthage
powerful ancient city-state located in North Africa
33 terms
Roman Empire
Britain
Sect
Christianity
Colosseum
an island of NW Europe, separated from the mainland by the En…
a religious group or denomination
a religion founded on the life and teachings of Jesus, includ…
an ancient amphitheater in Rome which seated 5,000 people, us…
Britain
an island of NW Europe, separated from the mainland by the En…
Sect
a religious group or denomination
18 terms
Roman Empire
Augustus
Pax Romana
citizen
aqueduct
In 27 BC, he became the first emperor of Rome and took comman…
A period of peace and prosperity throughout the Roman Empire,…
A person with certain rights and responsibilities in his or h…
a raised channel used to carry water from mountains into cities
Augustus
In 27 BC, he became the first emperor of Rome and took comman…
Pax Romana
A period of peace and prosperity throughout the Roman Empire,…
25 terms
Roman Empire
Republic
Patricians
Plebeians
Tribunes
Government where citizens have the right to select their own…
Aristocratic landowners who held most of the power
Farmers, artisans, or merchants; majority of population
Officials elected to protect the rights of plebeians
Republic
Government where citizens have the right to select their own…
Patricians
Aristocratic landowners who held most of the power
15 terms
Roman Empire
Roman Empire
Columns, Domes, and Arches
Justinian's Code
Romance Languages
An empire that conquered most of Europe, eventually splitting…
Structures designed by the Romans which added to the strength…
The legal code created by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian. He…
The system of languages that came from Latin, such as Italian…
Roman Empire
An empire that conquered most of Europe, eventually splitting…
Columns, Domes, and Arches
Structures designed by the Romans which added to the strength…
10 terms
Roman Empire
treason
province
coliseum
aqueduct
Betrayal of one's country
A division of land within an empire or country
Roman arena for gladiator fights, mock battles, and entertain…
A raised channel used to carry water from mountains into cities
treason
Betrayal of one's country
province
A division of land within an empire or country
30 terms
Roman Empire
Cicero
Julius Caesar
Pompey
Marc Antony
philosopher and orator who tried to stop the chaos in Roman g…
most powerful Roman general.
powerful and influential man of Rome who made an alliance to…
Caesar's former assistant. Married Cleopatra
Cicero
philosopher and orator who tried to stop the chaos in Roman g…
Julius Caesar
most powerful Roman general.
50 terms
Roman Empire
amphitheater
annex
aqueduct
arch
an oval large stadium with tiers of seats
take (territory) by conquest
a structure that carries water over long distances
(architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for sp…
amphitheater
an oval large stadium with tiers of seats
annex
take (territory) by conquest
13 terms
Roman Empire
Cicero
Colosseum
Princep
Caesar
Rome's greatest orator
Holds 50,000 people
"First Citizen"
Octavian's family name
Cicero
Rome's greatest orator
Colosseum
Holds 50,000 people
10 terms
Roman Empire
The wheel
The brick
Hammer
The sword
So we'll have to repeat because when I try to push this hard.…
The break was used to build temples in the Roman empire in to…
In the Roman times a hammer was made out of stone and a woode…
The sword was used in battle in Roman times and is used today…
The wheel
So we'll have to repeat because when I try to push this hard.…
The brick
The break was used to build temples in the Roman empire in to…
22 terms
Roman Empire
aqueduct
Julius Caesar
assassinated
Roman bath
Roman technology that brought water into city, water used for…
powerful Roman general, eventually murdered in Senate
to be murdered unexpectedly, usually for political reasons
a building containing rooms designed for bathing, relaxing, a…
aqueduct
Roman technology that brought water into city, water used for…
Julius Caesar
powerful Roman general, eventually murdered in Senate
65 terms
Roman Empire
Barbarians
Aqueduct
Dictator
Gladiators
a tribe or group that is considered uncivilized
structure that carries water over long distances
ruler who has complete power over a country
trained fighters who fought in arenas as entertainment
Barbarians
a tribe or group that is considered uncivilized
Aqueduct
structure that carries water over long distances
11 terms
Roman Empire: Early Empire
Portrait of Augustus as general... Primap…
Portrait bust of Livia... Arsinoe, Egypt…
Ara Pacis Augustas... Rome, Italy... 13 - 9…
Female personification panel... Rome, Ita…
Portrait of Augustus as general... Primap…
Portrait bust of Livia... Arsinoe, Egypt…
10 terms
The Roman Empire
Italia
Hispānia
Britannia
Graecia
Italia
Hispānia
13 terms
Roman Empire: Late Empire
Painted Portrait of Septimius Severus…
Bust of Caracalla... ca. 211 - 217
Chariot procession of Septimius Severu…
Portrait bust of Trajan Decius... 249 - 2…
Painted Portrait of Septimius Severus…
Bust of Caracalla... ca. 211 - 217
17 terms
The Roman Empire
Attila
Diocletian
Constantine
Huns
Leader of the Huns, he attacked the eastern part of the Roman…
Divided the Empire in two in an attempt to solve many of the…
Briefly reunited the Empire and moved the capital city
Fierce warriors from Asia that attacked the Roman Empire
Attila
Leader of the Huns, he attacked the eastern part of the Roman…
Diocletian
Divided the Empire in two in an attempt to solve many of the…
12 terms
The Roman Empire
Constantine
Diocletian
Byzantium
Germanic tribes
Roman emperor (306 CE-337 CE) who ended attacks on Christians…
Emperor of Rome (284-305) who divided the empire into east an…
The Greek name of Constantionople before it became the Roman…
Nomadic groups of these people began invading Roman lands in…
Constantine
Roman emperor (306 CE-337 CE) who ended attacks on Christians…
Diocletian
Emperor of Rome (284-305) who divided the empire into east an…
The Roman Empire
Attila
Diocletian
Constantine
Goths
Leader of the Huns, he attacked the eastern part of the Roman…
Divided the Empire in two in an attempt to solve many of the…
Briefly reunited the Empire and moved the capital city
Attacked the city of Rome in 410
Attila
Leader of the Huns, he attacked the eastern part of the Roman…
Diocletian
Divided the Empire in two in an attempt to solve many of the…
30 terms
Roman Empire
Cicero
Julius Caesar
Pompey
Marc Antony
philosopher and orator who tried to stop the chaos in Roman g…
most powerful Roman general.
powerful and influential man of Rome who made an alliance to…
Caesar's former assistant. Married Cleopatra
Cicero
philosopher and orator who tried to stop the chaos in Roman g…
Julius Caesar
most powerful Roman general.
21 terms
Roman Empire
Agustus
Pax Romana
Bread and circuses
circus maximus
1st emperor of Rome and the best emperor. Began the Pax-Romana.
"Roman Peace"... 200-year period of peace and prosperity in anci…
Roman government policy to entertain the masses. Food was off…
a Roman outdoor arena; held public games like chariot races
Agustus
1st emperor of Rome and the best emperor. Began the Pax-Romana.
Pax Romana
"Roman Peace"... 200-year period of peace and prosperity in anci…
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