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History- A. Rome

Ancient Rome Study stack Notes

Attempted to make reforms to help save the ailing republic Julius Caesar
Made himself absolute ruler Julius Caesar
Declared Exalted One and first citizen by the Senate Octavian/Augustus
First ruler of the Pax Romana Octavian/Augustus
Last great emperor of the Pax Romana Marcus Aurelius
Divided the empire into two parts, eastern and western Diocletian
Moved Roman power eastward by building a new capital cat Constantinople Constantine
Granted toleration to Christians through the Edict of Milan Constantine
foreign soldiers serving for pay mercenaries
nomadic people Huns
capital established at the city of Byzantium and was renamed ----- Constantinople
the rise of prices inflation
greatest of the early Church scholars Augustine
beliefs said to be contrary to official Church teachings heresies
bishops of Rome popes
high Church official responsible for everyone in his diocese bishop
group of people who conduct Christian services clergy
people who suffer or die for their beliefs martyrs
a name that means "a person sent forth" apostle
anointed king sent by God messiah
application of science and mathematics to develop useful structures and machines engineering
bridge like stone structures that carried water from the hills into Roman cities aqueducts
astronomer-mathematician Ptolemy
picture made from chips of colored stone or glass mosaic
make fun of satirize
population count census
Exalted One Augustus
an ambitious military commander Julius Caesar
two young plebeian brothers Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus
wealthy families brought up huge farming estates latifundia
establishing control over foreign lands and peoples imperialism
block veto
the plebeians gained the right to elect their own officials tribunes
ruler who has complete control over a government dictator
members of the landholding upper class patricians
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