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Mr.L His. sec.1,2,&3

3 sectoins of 7th grd. history in chapter 11 vocab words

Attila leader of the Huns, he led invasions of Constantinople, Greece, Gaul, and northern Italy and was greatly feared by Romans
aqueduct a human-made raised channel that carries water from distant places
Augustus first roman emperor, he was originally named Octavian. he was the great nephew of Julius Caesar and gained control of Rome after defeating Marc Antony in battle. as emperor, Augustus built many monuments and a new forum
Bible the holy book of the religion of Christianity
Byzantine Empire the society that developed in the eastern roman empire after the fall of the western roman empire
Julius Caesar roman general, he was one of the greatest military leaders in history. Caesar conquered most of Gaul and was named dictator for life, but was later murdered by a group of senators
Christianity a religion based on than developed in Judea at the beginning of the first century AD
Cicero roman orator and philosopher, he tried to limit the power of Rome's generals and give control of the government back to the Senate
civil law a legal system based on a written code of laws
Constantine roman emperor, he was the first roman emperor to become a Christian. Constantine moved the empire's capital from Rome to Constantinople and removed bans on Christianity
Corruption the decay of people's values
crucifixion a type of execution in which a person was nailed to a cross
currency money
Diocletian roman emperor, he divided the Roman empire into eastern and western halves
disciples followers
Jesus of Nazareth(Jesus) founder of Christianity, he taught about kindness and love for God. his teachings spread throughout the roman empire and the world
Justinian emperor of the eastern roman empire, he organized all roman laws into a legal system called Justinian,s code. he also reconquered much of the Mediterranean and built Hagia Sophia
Paul one of the most important figures in the spread of Christianity, he worked to spread Jesus's teachings and wrote letters that explained key ideas of christianity
Pompey roman general, he was an ally of Caesar but later the two went to war and Pompey was defeated in egypt
Pax Romana roman peace
Resurrection Jesus's rise from the dead
romance languages they include Italian, french, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian
Theodora wife of the Byzantine emperor Justinian, she was a smart and powerful woman who helped him rule effectively
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