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Chapter 11


transferred fresh water to Roman cities aqueduct
outer garment and sign of Roman citizenship Toga
government/sponsored count of people in a province census
located in the center of a wealthy Roman's home Atrium
used to provide lasting strength to Roman building concrete
common people of Rome plebians
1st emperor of Rome, ruler of Holy Land during Christ's birth Augustus Caesar
Roman leader who crossed the Rubicon Julius Caesar
oldest/wisest men of Rome Senate
general/led horses and elephants across Alps, attack on Rome Hannibal
prophesied powerful King "strong as iron" Daniel
Roman rulers w/ equal power who ruled one year Consuls
France was called this during Roman Empire Gaul
torrid zone Tropics
island at the "to" of the Appennine Peninsula Sicily
climate found on high mountain Highlands
point on mountain where it snow's all year Snow line
point on mountain where trees can't grow Timber line
culture influence the Romans Greek
all roads lead to Rome
largest mountain system in Europe Alps
called "The City of Seven Hills" Rome
Rome's 1st province in Asia Pergamum
has absolute rule/controls countries major decisions Dictator
language of the Romans Latin
North African City that Rome eventually destroyed Carthage
3 Wars that Rome fought against a city in North Africa Punic Wars
200 years of Peace at the beginning of the Roman Empire Pax Romana
spread salt after destroying the city Romans
Romulus and Remus--infant twins, abandoned in a basket in Tiber River by wicked uncle, cared for by a wolf, shepherd found them. grew up and killed uncle, twins argued, Remus jumped over sacred ditch, killed; Romulus became king and city became Rome Legend of the founding of Rome
Created by: ashgar95