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Chapter 8

The Roman Empire

aqueduct a structure that carries water from far away
eternal lasting forever
Pax Romana the Roman peace that began during the reign of Augustus Ceasar
civilized having good government and the things that make life easier
decline to lose power
plague a disease that spreads from person to person and kills many people
Christianity the religion based on the teachings of Jesus Christ
prophet a person who speaks for God
homeland the land that belongs to a people
Messiah a person sent by God to save people
gospel one of four books of the New Testament part of the Bible, a word that means "good news"
betray to stop being loyal to someone
crucify to hang someone on a cross to die
disciple a follower of someone
Gentile a non-Jew
co-emperor a person who rules part of an empire while another person rules the other part
vaulted a ceiling that is high, arched and covers a large space
sanitation the act of keeping something clean and free from disease
imperfection something that makes an object or person less than perfect
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