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Cuniculus
An irrigation system invented by the Etruscans
Gladiator
A person trained to fight another person to the death for public entertainment
Republic
A form of government with elected leaders
Patrician
In the Roman Republic, a richman who had power
Plebian
In the Roman Republic, a person who had no say in the government
Senate
A group of 300 men elected to govern Rome in the Roman Republic
Consul
One of two chief leaders in the Roman Republic
Veto
To refuse to approve proposals of the government made by the Senate
Tribune
An official of the Roman Republic elected by Plebians to protect their rights
Civil War
A war between regions of the same country
Punic Wars
Wars fought between Rome and Carthage
Stylus
A pointed instrument for writing
Villa
A large house in the country
Vault
An arched structure used to hold up a ceiling or a roof
Dome
A half round or hemisphere shaped roof
Renaissance
Period of European History, 14th century, the rebirth of interst and accomplish arts, reading, and learning
Greco-Roman
Having characteristics of Roman art with a strong Greek influence