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New Testament book describing the development of the early church from Christ's Ascension to Paul's sojourn at Rome Acts , Acts of the Apostles
arm of the Mediterranean between Greece and Turkey; a main trade route for the ancient civilizations of Crete and Greece and Rome and Persia Aegean , Aegean Sea
king of the Visigoths who captured Rome in 410 (370-410) Alaric
large amphitheater in Rome whose construction was begun by Vespasian about AD 75 or 80 Amphitheatrum Flavium , Colosseum
Emperor of Rome; nephew and son-in-law and adoptive son of Antonius Pius; Stoic philosopher; the decline of the Roman Empire began under Marcus Aurelius (121-180) Antoninus , Aurelius , Marcus Annius Verus , Marcus Aurelius , Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Emperor of Rome; adoptive son of Hadrian (86-161) Antonius Pius
ancient Roman road in Italy extending south from Rome to Brindisi; begun in 312 BC Appian Way
(ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy augur , auspex
Italian pope from 1800 to 1823 who was humiliated by Napoleon and taken prisoner in 1809; he concluded a concordat with Napoleon and crowned him emperor of France; he returned to Rome in 1814 (1740-1823) Barnaba Chiaramonti , Luigi Barnaba Gregorio Chiaramonti , Pius VII
German historian noted for his critical approach to sources and for his history of Rome (1776-1831) Barthold George Niebuhr , Niebuhr
statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC) Brutus , Marcus Junius Brutus
baths in ancient Rome, room for hot caldarium
underground tunnel with recesses where bodies were buried (as in ancient Rome) catacomb
(ancient Rome) the leader of 100 soldiers centurion
two-wheeled horse-drawn battle vehicle; used in war and races in ancient Egypt and Greece and Rome chariot
Roman statesman regarded as a model of simple virtue; he twice was called to assume dictatorship of Rome and each time retired to his farm (519-438 BC) Cincinnatus , Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus
legal code of ancient Rome; codified under Justinian; the basis for many modern systems of civil law civil law , jus civile , Justinian code , Roman law
ancient Greece or Rome, from classical
Rome and Greece civilization, concerning ancient classical
language of educated people in ancient Rome classical Latin
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