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census
official count of people living in a place
villa
a country estate
circus
an arena in ancient Rome or the show held there
gladiator
a person who fought to the death as entertainment for the Roman public
Jesus
(c.6B.C.-A.D. 30 founder of Christianity, believed by Christians to be the messiah
messiah
a savior in Judaism and Christianity
disciple
a follower of a person or of a belief
epistle
in the Christain Bible, letters written by disciples
martyr
a person who dies for a cause
legionairies
soldiers who marched up to 20 miles a day, and would dig ditches and make ramparts to set up camp
centurions
officers in the Roman army that led the legionaries into battle into battle and directed them in their duties
Constantine
(A.D.)
mercenary
a soldier who serves for pay in a foreign army.
inflation
an economic situation where a government issues more money with lower value
Romulus Augustulus
(14 year old boy who was the last emperor of Rome. Western Rome was taken over by Germans. East Rome remained strong.
Roman citizens
men who registered every five years in the census. Women, girls free and former slaves were not allowed to be citizens.
Roman Social Classes
Rome was made up of a small number of rich people. Most people were poor or slaves and did not have jobs.