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Stoics
believed that a man's aim in life should be virtue rather than pleasure, supported the idea of one man rule
most important Stoic in Rome
Epictectus
feriae
festivals: Salii, Parentalia, Matronalia, Vestalia, Saturnalia
templum
where the Roman Senate was occasionally required to meet
Mithras
ancient spirit of light
ludi scaenici
theatrical shows
ludi circenses
chariot races
Ludi Romani
the oldest games, started under kings
factiones
teams
mappa
napkin
spina
central platform
meta
turning-point
munera
gladiatorial shows
venationes
gladiatorial duels using exotic animals
naumachiae
naval battles
comedies and tragedies
forms of entertainment that supplanted formal plays
freedmen
became roman citizens themselves, two names came from the ex-master, could get married, could vote, couldn't become a senator or eques, couldn't serve in a legion
servi Augustales
six priests that oversaw the cult of Rome and the worship of Emperor Augustus
rationibus
accounts
ab epistulis
correspondence
ornamenta praetoria
honorary praetorship
otium
free time for reading and writing
amanuenses
secretaries