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Carthaginian military leader, who nearly conquered the city of Rome
Hannibal
Last leader of the Roman Republic, assassinated by citizens
Julius Caesar
The elected governing body of the Roman Republic
Senate
The upper class wealthy citizens of Rome
patricians
The lower class working people of Rome
plebeians
First emperor of Rome
Augustus Caesar
The first people native to the area we now call Rome
Latins
The language of the Roman people
Latin
City dwellers from the north of Rome who brought Greek culture and new technology to the area we call Rome, enabling it to become a city
Etruscans
Legendary founders of Rome
Romulus and Remus
One of two elected leaders of Rome
consul
A large amount of land ruled by one all powerful ruler
empire
The Empire had 46 of these, governed by leading citizens
provinse
The long period of peace enjoyed by Rome from 29 BC- 180
pax romana
Legal Code of Rome
Twelve Tables