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A SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT IN WHICH OFFICIALS ARE CHOSEN AS REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PEOPLE
REPUBLIC
A MEMBER OF THE UPPER CLASS ROMAN SOCIETY; GENERALLY FOUNDING FAMILY LINEAGE; WEALTHY LAND-OWNERS
PATRICIAN
IN ANCIENT ROME, OFFICIAL FROM THE PATRICIAN CLASS WHO SUPERVISED THE GOVERNMENT AND COMMANDED THE ARMY
CONSUL
RULER WITH COMPLETE AUTHORITY; IN ANCIENT ROME, WAS APPOINTED TO RULE FOR 6 MONTHS DURING EMERGENCIES/WAR
DICTATOR
MEMBER OF THE LOWER CLASS IN ROME, INCLUDES FARMERS, MERCHANTS, ARTISANS AND TRADERS
PLEBEIAN
OFFICAL IN ANCIENT ROME WHO WAS ELECTED BY THE PLEBEIANS TO PROTECT THEIR LEGAL INTERESTS
TRIBUNE
TO BLOCK A GOVERNMENT ACTION
VETO
BASIC UNIT OF THE ANCIENT ROMAN ARMY; MADE UP OF ABOUT 5000 SOLDIERS
LEGION
CENTRAL MARKET PLACE IN ROME
FORUM
FAMILY FATHER-THE OLDEST LIVING MALE WHO HAD EXTENSIVE POWERS OVER HIS WIFE, KIDS, UNMARRIED DAUGHTER & SLAVES
PATER-FAMILIAS
THE ROMAN PEACE FROM AUGUSTUS IN 27BC TO MARCUS AURELIUS IN AD 180. STABLE GOVERNMENT, WIDESPREAD TRADE
PAX ROMANA
MAN-MADE CHANNELS USED TO BRING WATER TO THE CITIES; BUILT BY rOMAN ENGIEERS
AQUEDUCTS
ROMAN ASTRONOMER WHO CLAIMED THE EARTH WAS THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE
PTOLEMY
MEDICAL PHYSICIAN WHO LIVED IN ROME AND WROTE DOWN VOLUMES OF MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE
GALEN
FIERCE NOMADIC CENTRAL ASIAN PEOPLE WHO STORMED OUT OF THE EAST. LIVED BY LOOTING AND PLUNDERING. LED BY ATTILA
HUNS