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Omen
A thing or event that is believed to foretell good or evil
Senate
In Ancient Rome, the supreme council of state of the Republic and later, of the empire
Republic
A form of government in which people elect officials
Consul
Either of two main elected officials of the ancient Roman Republic
Patrician
A member of the small class of wealthy families in Ancient Rome
Plebian
In ancient Rome, a member of the large class of ordinary citizens
Debt Bondage
A condition in which a poor person became an unpaid servant to a wealthy person to whom he owed money
Dictator
A ruler who has absolute power
Aqueduct
A bridgelike structure built to carry water from a distant source
Assassinate
To murder someone especially for political reasons
Elite
In ancient Rome, the upper class
Market
A demand for goods; the oppertunity to buy or sell
Province
A territory
Rhetoric
The art of effective writing and public speaking
Ritual
A ceremony or rite; the prescribed form for a religious or solemn ceremony