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The Diaspora is...
The Dispersal of Jews
Who was the first emperor to accept Christianity?
Constantine
What is inflation?
When the value of money goes down & prices of goods go up
Why did the Romas use mercenaries?
Cheapier to run
Why did the Germanic people's begin to invade Rome?
The Huns were attacking and the only place for Germans to go was south into Rome
Who was Attila?
The Huns who united under the powerful cheiftain named Attila
How were the people of Pompeii killed?
Volcano Erupted
Who wrote the Aenid?
Virgil
The Roman aqueducts predominantly used what structure?
Arch
Bas-Relief is a type of...
Fine Art
Julius Ceasar's triumvirate ruled for ten years before...
The Rumble with Pomepy and Crassus
Because of the Pax Romana, the Roman Empire experienced...
Peace for 207 years
Why did the Roman Empire decline?
Inflation
What did the consuls do?
Command the Army and Direct the Government
Why did Cheistianity speard throughtout the Roman Empire?
Constatine's vision of Jesus and it gave them hope
What were significant aspects of the Roman Economy?
Trade, Slavery, and Agriculture
Republic
A form of government in which power rests with its citizens
Latins
The First Settlers on the Italian Pennisula
Greeks
Settled along Southern Italy & Sicily
Etruscans
Built the First temples & Roman Forum
Patricians
Wealthy landowners who held most of the power
Plebians
The Common farmers, artisans, and merchants who made up the majority of the population
Tribune
Protected Plebains from unfair acts
Consuls
One of the Two Powerful Officals - Commanded the Army and Directed the Government
Senate
An Aristocratic branch of Rome's Government
Dictator
A leader who had absoulte power
Legion
Roman Soliders who were organized into large military units
Hannibal
The Mastermind behind the war with Carthage
Tarquin the Proud
The last king of Rome
Scipio
A daring military leader who had the strength to defeat Hannibal
Julius Ceaser
A military leader who was a triumvirate with Crassus & Pompey but eventually gained control of Dictator-ship of Rome - Finally was over-threw by Octacian
Octavian
Seized control of ROme for 10 Years with Marc Anotny & Lepidus -Eventually had title of Ruler of Rome
Mark Antony
An experienced General who fell in love with Celopatra
Augustus
The Name Octavian obtained when crowned ruler of Rome
Celopatra
Queen of Egypt & Mark Antony's Lover
Pompeii
The island where The Volcano Erupted
Pax Romana
"Roman Peace" For 207 Years
Triumvirate
A group of three rulers
Absoulte Ruler
Dictator - Had control of everything
Gladiators
People who fought to the death in the Forum