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9th Grade Chapter 6
Ancient Rome and the Rise of Christianity
|Person who suffers or dies for his or her beliefs
|Foreign soldier who serves for pay.
|Savior sent by God.
|Members of Roman landholding upper class.
|Roman farmer, merchant, artisan, or trader. Tribunes in the Roman government represented the rights of the plebeians.
|Bridge-like stone structure that brought water from the hills to cities.
|A belief that is contrary to official church teachings.
|Basic unit of Roman army.
|Government in which officials are chosen by the people
|Small religious group.
|Romans tolerated the ____ religion.
|bring spiritual salvation to believers.
|When did the Pax Romana end?
|After the death of Marcus Aurelius.
|What caused the “fall” of Rome?
|Germanic invasions, corrupt officials, and heavy taxes.
|Who tried to restore order to the Roman Empire?
|Who tried to restore order to the Roman Empire, and made Constantinople the center of power for the Roman Empire.
|What was the Ancient Romans’ most significant contribution?
|What was an immediate result of the fall of the Roman Empire?
|a period of disorder and weak central government.
|What was a major contribution of the Roman Empire to Western society?
|Concepts of government by laws and an effective legal system.
|What was a major effect of the decline of the Roman Empire?
|Entering a period of chaos and disorder.