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Civil War
conflict betweeen groups within the same country
Julius Caesar
a military leader, elected in 59 B.C. to rule Roman Empire
triumvirate
Three men who ruled Rome (Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey)
Augustus
Octavian's new title, means "exalted one".
Pax Romanda
means Roman peace
gladiator
fought in games against tigers and other combatants. If well-liked, gladiators would live to fight again. If not, they were put to death.
absolute ruler
one who has unlimited power and controls all aspects of a society
latfundia
huge estates of rich landowners in which slaves were forced to work on.