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14 terms
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…
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.
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
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
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
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…
18 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Latins
Etruscan
Palatine
gladiator
people from the ancient country of Latium, an area in what is…
inhabitants of Etruria, a land just north of the Palatine
one of the seven hills in ancient Rome
a person trained to fight another person to the death for pub…
Latins
people from the ancient country of Latium, an area in what is…
Etruscan
inhabitants of Etruria, a land just north of the Palatine
22 terms
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
17 terms
Rome Unit Vocabulary
Republic
Legion
Patrician
Plebeian
a form of government in which citizens elect their leaders
large groups of Roman soldiers
the Roman ruling class
the Roman working class
Republic
a form of government in which citizens elect their leaders
Legion
large groups of Roman soldiers
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,…
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…
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…
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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
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
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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
13 terms
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
15 terms
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,…
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
11 terms
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…
9 terms
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.
26 terms
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…
13 terms
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…
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…
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…
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
25 terms
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
14 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Consuls
Senate
Patricians
Government in which leaders are voted into office by citizens…
Two officials who directed government and commanded the army.…
Most powerful governing body. 300 members - Responsible for l…
Members of landholding upper class.
Republic
Government in which leaders are voted into office by citizens…
Consuls
Two officials who directed government and commanded the army.…
14 terms
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
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
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…
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…
40 terms
Rome Vocabulary
etruscans
latins
latium
republic
An ancient people living in Italy and Corsica
An ancient people living in the region of Latium, Italy, who…
region of ancient Italy, home to the original Latin people
A form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
etruscans
An ancient people living in Italy and Corsica
latins
An ancient people living in the region of Latium, Italy, who…
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
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.
7 terms
Ancient Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Oligarchy
Patrician
Plebeian
A government where the leader is not a king or a queen but pu…
A government ruled by a few elite people such as Sparta
Wealthy Landowning ruling class of Rome
Poor/Common people of Rome...they were the majority of the po…
Republic
A government where the leader is not a king or a queen but pu…
Oligarchy
A government ruled by a few elite people such as Sparta
21 terms
Unit 4 Rome Vocabulary
patrician
plebeian
republic
representative
a wealthy, powerful Roman citizen
a common citizen of Ancient Rome
a government in which citizens have the right to choose their…
those who are elected to represent the people
patrician
a wealthy, powerful Roman citizen
plebeian
a common citizen of Ancient Rome
10 terms
Ancient Rome Vocabulary
aqueduct
collapse
Colosseum
debris
a bridge like structure that carries water
to fall down suddenly
an oval amphitheater in the center of Rome
the pieces left of something after it is destroyed
aqueduct
a bridge like structure that carries water
collapse
to fall down suddenly
Rome Vocabulary
Twelve Tables
Pax Romana
Republic
Monotheism
First set of written laws
A time of peace and prosperity in Rome.... A Golden Age
A form of government where the people elect representatives t…
The belief in one God. (i.e, Christianity and Judaism)
Twelve Tables
First set of written laws
Pax Romana
A time of peace and prosperity in Rome.... A Golden Age
14 terms
Rome Vocabulary
republic
patrician
consul
dictator
system of government in which officials are chosen by the peo…
in ancient Rome, member of the landholding upper class
in ancient Rome, official from the patrician class who superv…
ruler who has complete control over a government; in ancient…
republic
system of government in which officials are chosen by the peo…
patrician
in ancient Rome, member of the landholding upper class
40 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Patricians
Plebeians
Tribune
Government where citizens vote for their leaders.
Wealthy land-owning citizens.
Lower class - made up of poor farmers, craftsmen, soldiers
Branch of government designed to protect the rights and inter…
Republic
Government where citizens vote for their leaders.
Patricians
Wealthy land-owning citizens.
20 terms
Rome Vocabulary
republic
Augustus
plebeian
patrician
a form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
the first Roman emperor (originally name Octavian), who becam…
one of the common farmers, artisans, and merchants who made u…
a member of the wealthy upper class in ancient Rome
republic
a form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
Augustus
the first Roman emperor (originally name Octavian), who becam…
10 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Rome
Alps
Tiber River
Twelve Tables
The capital city of Rome
mountains in Italy
The river on which Rome was built
Rome's first laws
Rome
The capital city of Rome
Alps
mountains in Italy
10 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Republic
Patrician
Plebeian
Punic Wars
Where the people elect officials and leaders to represent you…
Member of the wealthy citizens in ancient Rome
Large class of ordinary citizens in ancient Rome ... Lower class…
3 separate conflicts between Carthage and Rome... Rome wins... Cart…
Republic
Where the people elect officials and leaders to represent you…
Patrician
Member of the wealthy citizens in ancient Rome
30 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Aeneas
Romulus and Remus
Republic
Dictators
The Romans believed their history could be traced back to a g…
were the founders of Rome.
In a ____________, people elect leaders to govern them.
During particularly difficult cult wars, the Romans chose ___…
Aeneas
The Romans believed their history could be traced back to a g…
Romulus and Remus
were the founders of Rome.
30 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Senate
Consul
Patrician
Plebeian
in ancient Rome, a group of nobles who advised the king
one of two rulers and chief judges in the ancient Roman Repub…
a Roman who belonged to a wealthy family
a member of the lower social classes in ancient Rome
Senate
in ancient Rome, a group of nobles who advised the king
Consul
one of two rulers and chief judges in the ancient Roman Repub…
22 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
26 terms
Rome Vocabulary
Italian Peninsula
Tiber River
The Mediterranean Sea
The Alps
The central and the smallest of the three large peninsulas of…
One of longest rivers in Italy. It is about 250 miles long an…
A sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Medi…
Part of a Cenozoic orogenic belt of mountain chains, called t…
Italian Peninsula
The central and the smallest of the three large peninsulas of…
Tiber River
One of longest rivers in Italy. It is about 250 miles long an…
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