Ancient Rome - Ms. Jamison

Ancient Rome - Ms. Jamison

Ancient Rome Visual Vocabulary Unit 14 Tan=left Black=Right Republic A government created in

Rome where the people elect leaders to govern them Dictators Rulers with almost

absolute power Plebeians The group of common people or peasants in Rome who were calling for changing the

government where they had more of a say in how the city was run. patricians Roman nobles who ran the

government. Only they could be elected to office, so they help all political power Romulus and Remus Brothers who are

believed to be the founders of Rome Magistrates Government officials who were elected

Consuls The title of the two most powerful magistrates Roman Senate

A council of wealthy and powerful Romans that advised the citys leader. veto

To prohibit actions by other officials Latin The language in Ancient Rome

checks and balances A method of balancing power Legions

A group of up to 6,000 soldiers Punic Wars A series of wars against

Carthage, a city in northern Africa Gaius Marius A consul of the Roman army who encouraged poor

people to join the army. Before only people who owned property could fight. Lucius Cornelius Sulla A consul who had

conflicts with Marius that leads to a civil war in Rome. Defeated Marius and makes himself dictator of Rome who used power to punish enemies Spartacus

Former gladiator who rises up to demanded freedom. Is killed in battle and revolt ends Gladiators

a person, often a slave or captive, who was armed with a sword or other weapon and forced to fight to the death in a public arena against another person or a

wild animal, for the entertainment of the spectators. Cicero A philosopher and gifted orator who called on the upper

class to work together to make Rome a better place Julius Caesar A great general admired for bravery

and speeches who made himself dictator and lost popularity with the people. He was assassinated by Senators who feared he would try to become King

Marc Anthony Former assistant to Julius Caesar who set out to avenge Caesars death and starts civil war in Rome with Octavian. Married

Cleopatra of Egypt Octavian Augustus Caesars adopted son who fought with Anthony to avenge his fathers death. He becomes emperor and

sole ruler. Gives up thrown to Senate, who renames him Augustus. Marks end of Roman Republic and start of Roman Empire. Pax Romana

Roman Peace The first 200 years of the Roman Empire with a stable government and prosperity. Aqueduct

Raised channels used to carry water to mountains in cities Romance Languages

Stems of Latin. Includes: Italian, Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Civil Law A legal system based on a

written code or laws Roman Senate A council of wealthy and powerful Romans that

advised the citys leader. corruption The decay of peoples values Constantinople

The new capital of Roman Empire named after the leader Constantine who wanted to reunite Rome. Byzantine Empire

The society that developed in the Eastern Roman Empire. Run by the Greeks.

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