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Ancient Rome Vocab

descriptions of words needed to understand the study of Ancient Rome

TermDefinition
republic a state in which the supreme power is voted in by representatives
province a unit of a country
tolerate to permit or to allow the existance of
persecute to pursue with harassing or oppressive treatment
structure mode of organization or building; arrangement of parts
tenet an opinion, a principle or a doctrine
elect to choose by vote
civil war a war between regions within the same country
wealth a quantity of money, property and other riches
corruption dishonest proceedings
Gospels the teaching of Jesus and the Apostles
Apostles Any of the original 12 disciples of Jesus
Century, ies/ Centurions a period of 100 years./the commander of a century
Gladiators (in ancient Rome) a person, often a slave or captive, who was armed with a sword or other weapon and compelled to fight to the death in a public arena against another person or a wild animal, for the entertainment of the spectators.
Resurrection the rising of Christ after His death and burial.
Decline to fail or dwindle; sink or fade away:
Magistrate a civil officer charged with the administration of the law.
Hannibal Hannibal of Carthage led an attack on Saguntum, an independent city allied with Rome, which sparked the outbreak of the Second Punic War.
Military Training The instruction of personnel to enhance their capacity to perform specific military functions and tasks.
Nero Rome’s emperors, Nero (37-68 A.D.) ruled Rome from 54 A.D. until his suicide 14 years later. He is known for his political murders, persecution of Christians and for music that led to the rumor that Nero “fiddled” while Rome burned fire of 64 A.D.
Pompeii Mount Vesuvius, a volcano near the Bay of Naples , is thousands of years old and has erupted more than 50 times. Its most famous eruption in the year 79 A.D., when the volcano buried the ancient Roman city of Pompeii under of volcanic ash.
Punic Wars The three Punic Wars between Carthage and Rome took place over nearly a century, beginning in 264 B.C. and ending with the destruction of Carthage in 146 B.C.
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