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Roman terms

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republicin ancient Rome, a form of government that was not a monarchy.
patricanone of the class of wealthy landowners to which the leaders of the Roman Republic belonged.
vetoto reject a proposal ot act.
plebeiana member of the class of common people in ancient Rome.
twelve tablesthe Roman laws, collected in 415 B.C., that gave the common people some protection against unfair decisions by patrician judges.
Punic Warsa series of three wars fought between Rome and the North Afrcian city-state of Carthage between 264 and 146 B.C.
dictatora ruler with absolute power.
First Triumviratethe three Roman generals(Gnaeus Poempy, Marcus Licinius, and Julius Caesar) who ruled the Roman Republic from 60 to 46 B.C.
Second Triumviratethe three supporters of Julius Caesar(Mark Antony,Lepidus,and Octavian) who controlled Rome after defeating Caesar's murders.
Pax Romanathe period when ancient Rome and the empire it ruled enjoyed longperiods of peace and prosperity.
law of successiona law stating how a government will replace leaders who die or resign before their terms end.
circus maximusa Roman outdoor arena in which public games, such as chariot races, were held.
colosseuma Roman outdoor arena in which public games were held.
gladiatora person, usually a slave or condemned crimial,who fought other gladiatorsor wild animals as public emtertainmentin ancient Rome.
oratorythe art of public speaking, taught to older boys as part of their education in ancient Rome.
Greco-Roman culturethe eastern Mediterranean culture that developed from the blending of Greek and Roman cultures.
aqueducta bridgelike structure supporting a channel throuh which water is transported over a distance.
law of nationsa branches of Roma law that was applied to citizens in all parts of the Empire regardless of nationality.
spoilsgoods taken from the opposition during the war.
imperialrelating to an empire or emperor.


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