roman

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1st letter of the Roman alphabet A , letter a
someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Churches acolyte
(Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master addiction
Roman Emperor who was the adoptive son of Trajan; travelled throughout his empire to strengthen its frontiers and encourage learning and architecture; on a visit to Britain in 122 he ordered the construction of Hadrian's Wall (76-138) Adrian , Hadrian , Publius Aelius Hadrianus
city in northwestern Turkey; a Thracian town that was rebuilt and renamed by the Roman Emperor Hadrian Adrianople , Adrianopolis , Edirne
Roman grammarian whose textbook on Latin grammar was used throughout the Middle Ages (fourth century) Aelius Donatus , Donatus
epic in Latin by Virgil; tells the adventures of Aeneas after the Trojan War; provides an illustrious historical background for the Roman Empire Aeneid
son of Apollo; a hero and the Roman god of medicine and healing; his daughters were Hygeia and Panacea Aesculapius , Asclepius , Asklepios
Roman general who was governor of Britain and extended Roman rule north to the Firth of Forth (37-93) Agricola , Gnaeus Julius Agricola
Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC) Agrippa , Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
(Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan; the first Church Father born and raised in the Christian faith; composer of hymns; imposed orthodoxy on the early Christian church and built up its secular power; a saint and Doctor of the C Ambrose , Saint Ambrose , St. Ambrose
former political party in the United States; active in the 1850s to keep power out of the hands of immigrants and Roman Catholics American Party , Know-Nothing Party
(Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros Amor , Cupid
jar with two handles, ancient Greek or Roman amphora
cleric in the minor orders of the Eastern Orthodox Church who reads the lessons aloud in the liturgy (analogous to the lector in the Roman Catholic Church) anagnost
Greek language prior to the Roman Empire Ancient Greek
people who lived in times long past (especially during the historical period before the fall of the Roman Empire in western Europe) ancients
prayer said 3 times a day by Roman Catholics in memory of the Annunciation Angelus
sound of a bell rung in Roman Catholic churches to announce the time when the Angelus should be recited angelus , angelus bell
Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524) Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius , Boethius
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