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Rome Vocabulary
Justinian I
Justinian's Code
schism
orthodox
the ruler of the eastern Roman Empire / Byzantine Empire from…
a legal code, prepared under Emperor Justinian, that regulate…
an official split between two groups
relating to the Christian church that developed in the Byzant…
Justinian I
the ruler of the eastern Roman Empire / Byzantine Empire from…
Justinian's Code
a legal code, prepared under Emperor Justinian, that regulate…
24 terms
Rome Vocabulary
aqueduct
arch
census
circus
a structure that carries water over long distances
a curved structure used as a support over an open space
an official count of people living in a place
an arena in ancient Rome; also the show held there
aqueduct
a structure that carries water over long distances
arch
a curved structure used as a support over an open space
30 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Twelve Tables
Patrician
Plebeian
A government system in which the people elect representatives…
The first Roman Laws
Members of the highest social class in Rome
Members of the middle and lower class in Rome
Republic
A government system in which the people elect representatives…
Twelve Tables
The first Roman Laws
12 terms
Vocabulary - Rome
latifundia
Pax Romana
consul
dictator
large farming estates
Roman peace
a head of government, usually with a limited term
a ruler with complete control over the country
latifundia
large farming estates
Pax Romana
Roman peace
33 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Carthage
Empire
Italy
civilization
Located in Northern Africa. Was a major trading empire in the…
an extensive group of states or countries under a single supr…
The boot shaped country in Western Europe
the society, culture, and way of life of a particular area.
Carthage
Located in Northern Africa. Was a major trading empire in the…
Empire
an extensive group of states or countries under a single supr…
12 terms
Rome Vocabulary
republic
dictator
plebeians
patricians
a form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
a ruler with absolute power and authority
common people
nobles; wealthy land owners
republic
a form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
dictator
a ruler with absolute power and authority
10 terms
Rome Vocabulary
republic
Augustus
empire
emperor
power rests with citizens who vote for their leaders
The "Divine One" who began an era of great growth for Rome.
a group of different cultures or territories led by a single…
the ruler of an empire
republic
power rests with citizens who vote for their leaders
Augustus
The "Divine One" who began an era of great growth for Rome.
23 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Patrician
Plebeian
Consul
A type of government in which citizens select their leaders.
A member of a wealthy family in the ancient Roman Republic
An ordinary citizen in the ancient Roman Republic
An elected official who led the Roman Republic.
Republic
A type of government in which citizens select their leaders.
Patrician
A member of a wealthy family in the ancient Roman Republic
14 terms
Rome Vocabulary
plebeian
patrician
republic
representative
farmers, traders, and people who make things for a living
noble families and powerful landowners
a style of government where citizens could choose their own l…
someone who is elected to act for others in government matters
plebeian
farmers, traders, and people who make things for a living
patrician
noble families and powerful landowners
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Julius CAesar
Citizenship
Pax Romana (Roman Peace)
Is a government in which the citizens have the right to vote…
A popular military and the most famous Roman Emperor. He was…
A membership in a political Community that brings both right…
The period of peace and prosperity that began with the region…
Republic
Is a government in which the citizens have the right to vote…
Julius CAesar
A popular military and the most famous Roman Emperor. He was…
20 terms
Rome vocabulary
Dictator
Pillage
Synagogue
Vandal
Ruler with total control over the people
To rob
Jewish place of worship
Someone who destroys property
Dictator
Ruler with total control over the people
Pillage
To rob
30 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Twelve Tables
Patrician
Plebeian
A government system in which the people elect representatives…
The first Roman Laws
Members of the highest social class in Rome
Members of the middle and lower class in Rome
Republic
A government system in which the people elect representatives…
Twelve Tables
The first Roman Laws
38 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Latins
Etruscan
Palatine
gladiator
Ancient group of people located in central Italy in and aroun…
advanced group of ancient people located in Northern Italy
one of the seven hills in ancient Rome
a person trained to fight another person to the death for pub…
Latins
Ancient group of people located in central Italy in and aroun…
Etruscan
advanced group of ancient people located in Northern Italy
Rome Vocabulary
Plebeian
Patrician
Republic
Dictator
crude or coarse; characteristic of commoners
In ancient Rome, a member of the privileged upper class.
A form of government in which citizens choose their leaders b…
A ruler who has complete power over a country
Plebeian
crude or coarse; characteristic of commoners
Patrician
In ancient Rome, a member of the privileged upper class.
Rome Vocabulary
plebian
veto
patrician
dictator
ordinary citizens in Rome
power to reject a plan or decision
upper class citizens, includes consuls
ruler who has control over the government
plebian
ordinary citizens in Rome
veto
power to reject a plan or decision
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
patricians
plebeians
assembly
A country in which citizens are able to participate in govern…
In ancient Rome, landowning men whose fathers were citizens;…
In ancient Rome, farmers and workers who could vote but not h…
A group of people gathered together for a particular reason
Republic
A country in which citizens are able to participate in govern…
patricians
In ancient Rome, landowning men whose fathers were citizens;…
30 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Twelve Tables
Patrician
Plebeian
A government system in which the people elect representatives…
The first Roman Laws
Members of the highest social class in Rome
Members of the middle and lower class in Rome
Republic
A government system in which the people elect representatives…
Twelve Tables
The first Roman Laws
Rome Vocabulary
Etruscans
Greco-Roman mythology
Republic
Checks and balances
advanced people who conquered the Romans. Helped Rome to beco…
The main religion of ancient Rome
Type of government where the people elect leaders to govern t…
the separation of powers among the three branches of governme…
Etruscans
advanced people who conquered the Romans. Helped Rome to beco…
Greco-Roman mythology
The main religion of ancient Rome
11 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Representative Democracy
Assembly
Patricians
Plebeians
A government in which the people elect people to represent th…
Groups of citizens who acted as legislators in the early Roma…
The elite ruling class in the ancient Roman World.
The lower class or a commoner in the ancient Roman World
Representative Democracy
A government in which the people elect people to represent th…
Assembly
Groups of citizens who acted as legislators in the early Roma…
22 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Caesar Augustus
Emperor Trajan
Julius Caesar
Representative Democracy
first Roman emperor
expanded the empire to its largest size
military leader; made himself dictator of Rome
citizens choose a smaller group of people (representatives) t…
Caesar Augustus
first Roman emperor
Emperor Trajan
expanded the empire to its largest size
Rome vocabulary
Plebeians
Patrician
Republic
Representative
A common farmer trader or Craft worker in ancient Rome
A member of the noble families that control all power in the…
A form of government in which citizens elect representatives…
Someone who is elected by citizens to act for them
Plebeians
A common farmer trader or Craft worker in ancient Rome
Patrician
A member of the noble families that control all power in the…
Rome Vocabulary
ancient
civilization
roads
Rome
very old
a group of people that share ideas about living together
paths cleared and used for transportation
an ancient civilization
ancient
very old
civilization
a group of people that share ideas about living together
25 terms
Rome vocabulary
Plebeians
Patrician
Republic
Representative
A common farmer trader or Craft worker in ancient Rome
A member of the noble families that control all power in the…
A form of government in which citizens elect representatives…
Someone who is elected by citizens to act for them
Plebeians
A common farmer trader or Craft worker in ancient Rome
Patrician
A member of the noble families that control all power in the…
42 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Tiber River
Remus and Romulus
Latins, Greeks, Etruscans
Etruscans
the river near which Rome was built
(according to legend), twin boys raised by a she-wolf; Romulu…
the earliest settlers of the Italian Peninsula
the group of monarchs who ruled very harshly
Tiber River
the river near which Rome was built
Remus and Romulus
(according to legend), twin boys raised by a she-wolf; Romulu…
20 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Aqueduct
Colosseum
Monument
Punic Wars
System of channels that brought fresh water to a city.
Large stadium in Rome where Romans watched gladiators, races,…
Large public building to honor a person
Three wars between Rome & Carthage; Rome won the wars and des…
Aqueduct
System of channels that brought fresh water to a city.
Colosseum
Large stadium in Rome where Romans watched gladiators, races,…
Rome Vocabulary
citizen
Patrician
Plebeian
republic
people who had rights and could participate in the government
a nobleman in Rome that has money, land, and power
a commoner in Rome that is in the lower class
a state in which power is held by the people
citizen
people who had rights and could participate in the government
Patrician
a nobleman in Rome that has money, land, and power
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Legion
Patricians
Plebeians
A form of government in which the leader is not a king or que…
Small unit of the roman army made up of about 6000 soldiers.
Wealthy landowners and members of the ruling class in ancient…
members of the common people in ancient rome.
Republic
A form of government in which the leader is not a king or que…
Legion
Small unit of the roman army made up of about 6000 soldiers.
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Patrician
Plebeians
Consuls
A government where citizens who have the right to vote and se…
A member of a wealthy family.
Ordinary citizens.
Two chief officials that led the government. They could only…
Republic
A government where citizens who have the right to vote and se…
Patrician
A member of a wealthy family.
10 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Latin
Republic
Senate
Veto
the language written and spoken by the ancient Romans
a representative democracy; citizens vote on people to repres…
a group of elected representatives (used in both ancient Rome…
to say no to a law
Latin
the language written and spoken by the ancient Romans
Republic
a representative democracy; citizens vote on people to repres…
11 terms
Rome - vocabulary
Republic
legion
patrician
plebeian
form of government in which the leader is not a king or queen…
smaller unit of the Roman Army made up of about 6,000 soldiers
wealthy land owners of the ruling class
common people, artisans, shop keepers, owners of small farms
Republic
form of government in which the leader is not a king or queen…
legion
smaller unit of the Roman Army made up of about 6,000 soldiers
Rome Vocabulary
Aqueducts
Roman Roads
Coliseum
Arch/Dome
Carried freshwater from the mountains to the large population…
They allowed the empire to be unified both for trade and prot…
The most famous example of Roman engineering. It was used to…
Was an improvement on the Greek post and lintel and was used…
Aqueducts
Carried freshwater from the mountains to the large population…
Roman Roads
They allowed the empire to be unified both for trade and prot…
20 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Aeneas
Romulus and Remus
republic
dictator
Legendary Roman hero, the Roman traced their history back to…
built the city that eventually became Rome
a political system in which people elect leaders to govern them
a ruler with almost absolute power
Aeneas
Legendary Roman hero, the Roman traced their history back to…
Romulus and Remus
built the city that eventually became Rome
14 terms
Rome Vocabulary
patricians
plebeians
Twelve Tables
Punic Wars
powerful nobles of Rome, a minority that held power
the majority of the population in Rome who held little power
written Roman laws
conflicts between Rome and Carthage from 264 BC to 146 BC whi…
patricians
powerful nobles of Rome, a minority that held power
plebeians
the majority of the population in Rome who held little power
27 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Pantheon
Coliseum
Pax Romana
Roman Republic
Circular Temple in Rome
an outdoor arena built in Rome. A large stadium or building f…
A period of peace and prosperity throughout the Roman empire
The Roman Empire founded in 509 BCE
Pantheon
Circular Temple in Rome
Coliseum
an outdoor arena built in Rome. A large stadium or building f…
38 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Rome
Etruscan
cuniculus
gladiator
The capital city of the Roman civilization, founded in about…
An ancient inhabitant if Etruria, a land in north and central…
an underground irrigation system invented by the Etruscans
a person trained to fight for public entertainment
Rome
The capital city of the Roman civilization, founded in about…
Etruscan
An ancient inhabitant if Etruria, a land in north and central…
12 terms
Rome Vocabulary
REPUBLIC
DICTATORS
PLEBIANS
PATRICIANS
people elect leaders to govern them
rulers with absolute power
common people
nobles
REPUBLIC
people elect leaders to govern them
DICTATORS
rulers with absolute power
Rome Vocabulary
republic
dictator
plebians
patricians
A government in which people select their leaders
ruler with almost absolute power
Rome's common people
noble, powerful citizens of Rome
republic
A government in which people select their leaders
dictator
ruler with almost absolute power
17 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Aqueduct
Colosseum
Monument
Punic Wars
System of channels that brought fresh water to a city.
Large stadium in Rome where Romans watched gladiators, races,…
Large public building to honor a person
Three wars between Rome & Carthage; Rome won the wars and des…
Aqueduct
System of channels that brought fresh water to a city.
Colosseum
Large stadium in Rome where Romans watched gladiators, races,…
Rome Vocabulary
Patricians
Plebians
Republic
Consuls
members of the oldest families in Rome, usually wealthy
majority of Romans, common farmers or artisans
government in which citizens have the right to vote and elect…
one of two top officials in the Roman Republic
Patricians
members of the oldest families in Rome, usually wealthy
Plebians
majority of Romans, common farmers or artisans
10 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Tripartite
Senate
Republic
Consuls
3 equal parts; 3 branches of government
300 elected representatives; legislative branch
A form of government with elected leaders
two leaders of the Roman republic; executive branch
Tripartite
3 equal parts; 3 branches of government
Senate
300 elected representatives; legislative branch
Rome vocabulary
Diocletian
Constantine
Attila
corruption
split the Roman empire in half. He ruled the eastern empire.
reunited the Roman empire. Built a new capital called Constan…
Fierce leader of the Huns
decay of people's values
Diocletian
split the Roman empire in half. He ruled the eastern empire.
Constantine
reunited the Roman empire. Built a new capital called Constan…
28 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Patrician
Consul
Plebeians
Govermeny of the people
Members of landholding upper class
Two people who supervise the business of the government
Farmers, merchants, artisans, and traders who made up the bul…
Republic
Govermeny of the people
Patrician
Members of landholding upper class
16 terms
Rome vocabulary
Patrician
Plebeian
Senate
Consul
A wealthy, powerful citizen of Ancient Rome.
A common citizen of Ancient Rome.
A governing body in which Ancient Roman Representatives (patr…
In Ancient Rome, one of two officials who managed the governm…
Patrician
A wealthy, powerful citizen of Ancient Rome.
Plebeian
A common citizen of Ancient Rome.
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Patricians
Plebeians
Consuls
A government where citizens have the right to vote and select…
A member of a wealthy family
An ordinary citizen
Two chief officials who lead the government
Republic
A government where citizens have the right to vote and select…
Patricians
A member of a wealthy family
43 terms
Chapter 6 Rome Vocabulary
republic
patrician
plebeian
tribune
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
In ancient Rome, a member of the privileged upper class.
In ancient Rome, one of the common farmers, artisans and merc…
In ancient Rome, an official elected by the plebeians to prot…
republic
A form of government in which the people select representativ…
patrician
In ancient Rome, a member of the privileged upper class.
20 terms
Rome Vocabulary 1
citizenship
complex
defense
dynamic
legally recognized membership in a city, state, country, etc.
complicated; consisting or many different parts
the ability to resist attack
always changing
citizenship
legally recognized membership in a city, state, country, etc.
complex
complicated; consisting or many different parts
Rome: Vocabulary
Republic
Patrician
Plebeian
Punic Wars
Where the people elect officials and leaders to represent the…
Member of small class of wealthy citizens in Rome
Large class of ordinary/poor citizens in Rome
3 separate conflicts between Carthage and Rome, Rome wins, Ca…
Republic
Where the people elect officials and leaders to represent the…
Patrician
Member of small class of wealthy citizens in Rome
Rome Vocabulary
City-State
Plato
Pythagoras
Agora
A self-contained civilization withing a country
A famous philosopher: astronomy
Greek mathematician (a2+b2=c2)
Greek open-air market for Athens
City-State
A self-contained civilization withing a country
Plato
A famous philosopher: astronomy
30 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Plebians
Patricians
citizens
Romulus
Common people of Rome
Powerful landowners who controlled Roman government and society
People who had the right to participate in government
legendary hero and founder of Rome
Plebians
Common people of Rome
Patricians
Powerful landowners who controlled Roman government and society
11 terms
Rome Vocabulary Part 2
aqueduct
senate
triparte
checks and balances
Channel that carries water from mountains into cities
300 men elected to govern Rome; advised consuls
3 part government
kept one person from becoming too powerful
aqueduct
Channel that carries water from mountains into cities
senate
300 men elected to govern Rome; advised consuls
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