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census
population count
number
tariffs
taxes placed on goods brought into the country
tax and trade
gladiators
people who fought animals and one other in arenas
Russell Crowe
freedmen
former enslaved people
onced were slaves
jurisprudentes
special lawyers and legal writers
law
domus
house with marble walls, stone floors, and windows made of small-paned glass
for rich people
inflation
when prices increase
prices blow up
barter
exchange goods without using $
type of trade
rule by divine right
empire's powers and right to rule came from the gods
god
Augustus
27 B.C. - 14 A.D. first emperor of Roman Empire
first ruler
Tiberias
14 A.D. - 37 A.D. reformed taxes and improved financial state of government
brother Gracis
Octavian
adopted son of Julius Caeser and became first emperor of Rome
adopted and Rome
Diocletian
284 - 305 B.C. tried to save Roman Empire from collapse fortified frontiers and reorganzied government
tried to help Rome
Constantine
312 A.D. - 337 A.D. took firmer control of Empire issued orders to have people follow their fathers' work
tried to help Rome
Circus Maximus
an arena chariot races held there
sports