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Calcutt Rome-Part 2

Vocabulary for Chapter 11

TermDefinition
Pax Romana Roman peace; a period of general peace and prosperity in the Roman Empire that lasted from 27 BC to 180 AD.
aqueduct a human-made raised channel that carries water from distant places
civil law a legal system based on a written code of laws
romance languages languages that developed from Latin, such as Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian
Christianity a religion based on the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth that developed in Judea at the beginning of the first century
Jesus of Nazareth A Jewish preacher and religious leader; He is the central figure of Christianity
Messiah In Judaism, a new leader that would appear among the Jews and restore the greatness of ancient Israel
crucifixision a type of execution in which a person is nailed to a cross
corruption the decay of people's values
arch a curved masonry construction for spanning an opening
disciple one of the 12 personal followers of Christ
Created by: calcutts