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|A form of government in which citizens elect representatives to speak or act for them.
|A member of the noble families who controlled all power in the early years of the Roman Republic.
|A common farmer, trader, or craft worker in ancient Rome
|It's a body of 300 older men. They had to own land.
|One of two elected officials of the Roman Republic who commanded the army and were supreme judges.
|A ruler who has absolute power. He's chosen by the Senate.
|An area of land almost surrounded by water on 3 sides.
|Story passed down by word of mouth
|A division of land within an empire or country.
|To kill quickly
|An war between groups within one country.
|The supreme ruler of an empire
|A vent in the earth's crust that has lava, steam, and ashes come out of it
|A high, arched structure built to carry water over long distances.
|A Roman athlete, usually a slave, criminal, or prisoner of war, who was forced to fight for the entertainment of the public.
|Writing about the past
|It's a teaching of Jesus.
|Ex post facto law
|No law can be used to punish a person from something done before the law was made.
|In the Roman tongue. It's French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Romanian.