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Rome

VOCAB

TermDefinition
Pax long era of peace and safety in the roman empire
Scipio roman general who defeated hannibal
Cincinnatus a roman aristocrat
Rhine river one of the principal river of Europe rising in eastern suiterland
Danube a river in central and SE Europe
Aeneas sailed the mediterranean sea after the greeks captured Troy legend says he married a latin kings daughter and started rome
Triumvirate in ancient Rome,a three person ruling group
Romana the terms of peace imposed by ancient Rome on its dominions
Carthage an ancient city-state in n Africa founded by Phoenicians in the middle of the 9th b.c
Cannae hannibal defeated the Romans here 216 b.c
Currency system of money
Latium a plain where the latins built the city of Rome
Romulus legend of creation of Rome first king of Rome who killed his brother
Etruria located north of Rome where the etruscani
Veto rejection of other decisions
Cicero roman philosopher politician lawyer orutar political political theorists consul and constitution
Tiber river a river in italy flowing through rome into the mediterranean
Actium the battle of action was the decisive confrontation of the final war of the roman republic
Latins the language of ancient rome
Caligula a member of the house of rulers conventionally known as the julio-claudian dynasty
Julio Cesar former roman dictator
Tarquins the ruling family was called this
Etruscans one of the two groups that joined romes civilization
Antony roman politician
Remus legend of the creation of rome was killed by his brother for making fun of his wall
Augustus octavian octavian first roman emperor who was given the title of agustus
Rubicon an act of winning a game
Praetor important roman official who interpreted laws
Hannibal carthaginian general who crossed the alps and invaded italy
sicily an island at the toe of the boot of italy
Checks and balance counterbalancing influences by which an organazation Or system is regulated
Aqueducts human made channel built to carry water
River a stream of water that is flowing
Ostia ancient city of italy in latium at mouth of the tiber river
Consul one of the two top government officials in ancient rome
Latifundia a great estate in ancient rome based on farming
Patricians wealthy landowners who made up the ruling class
Dictator oppressive ruler with complete control
Hadrian he was a roman emperor from 117 to 138 known for building hadrians wall
Apennines mountains that run all the way down the length of italy from north to south
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