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50 Cards in this Set

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Monotheism
Belief in one god
Prophets
Holy messengers
Covenant
Agreement
Diaspora
"Scattered" in Greek
Indemity
Payment for damages
Triumvirate
3 rulers--> equal power
Aqueduct
Water transporter
Messiah
Deliverer from God
Sect
Group w/in group
Torah
Book of Jewish law & religion
Talmund
Various interpretations/commentary on the Torah
Rabbi
Scholar, a Jewish religious leader
Disciples
Followers
Martyrs
Person who dies for their beliefs
Bishop
Overseer of diocese (several parishes) who intrepreted Christian beliefs
Pariarch
Bishops of 5 leading cities called partriarch
Pope
Head of all the churches
Parish
Local gatherings of Christians
Inflation
A rise in prices at the same time as a decrease in the value of $$$
Patrician
Noman nobles
Plebians
Lower/middle class Romans
Consul
Patrician representatives who consulted each other
Dictator
All powerful leader
Trbune
Plebians' representatives
Republic
System of government in which leaders are elected
Pax Romana
200 yr period of peace in Rome
the Rubicon
River that Caesar crossed to defy Senate
Hierarchy
Levels of authority
Apostles
Christian missionaries--> spread word of Christ
Abraham
Made covenant w/ God
Came up w/ idea of monotheism
Moses
Led Hebrews out of Egypt in Exodus
Recieved Ten Commandments
David
King of Jerusalem
Fought Goliath
Solomon
David's son, also king
Wisdom
Baby cut in 1/2
Jesus
from Nazareth
Became known as Jesus Christ, from the Greek word "Christos"
Supposedly Messiah & also rose from dead
Marius
Organized first professional army, soldiers paid, given land, loyal to him
Octavian
1st emperor of Rome
Caesar's grandnephew
Cleopatra
Queen of Egypt
Peter
Helped spread Christianity outisde of Rome
Theodosius
First emperor to adopt Christianity
Made it official religion
Romulous
Legendary founder of Rome
Tarquins
Wealthy Etruscan family who provided kings, built roads, drained marshes, built temples, created forum
Etruscans
Greek colnists who lived on Italian peninsula, ruled Italy
Hannibal
Led Carthaginian army to Spain
Brought elephants to scare
Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus
Had idea of giving land on latfundias to poor, both killed by nobles
Latfundias
Large estates
Casaer
Strong Roman leader, formed 2 triumvirates, both broken, declared self dictator, stabed in back by Senate on Ides of March
Marc Antony
Married Cleopatra
Constantine
Protector of Christianity
Saw flaming cross in sky
Had soldiers paint on sheilds
Victory
Paul
His ltters along w/ gospels from the New Testament
Attila
A Hun