Flashcards in Chapter 11 Vocab Deck (23)
One such person Cicero, a philospher and gifted orator, or public speaker.
The two most powerful of these generals was Julius Caesar, he was a great general
Caeser made a alliance with two of Romes most powerful men Pompey and Crassus
The other was Caesar's adopted son Octavian later called Augustus
Romans used currency or money
or roman peace
is a raised channel used to carry water from mountains into cities.
they include italian, french, spanish, portuguese, and Romanian
is a legal system based on a written code of laws
this religion was based on the life and teachings of jesus of Nazareth
Jesus of Narzareth
religions were based on the life and teachings of Narzareth.
The christian bible is made up of two parts
a type of execution in which a person was nailed to cross
Jesus's rise from the dead as the Resurrection
or followers, claimed to see him again
Probably the most important figure in the spread of Christianity after Jesus's death was named Paul of Tarsus
In the early 300's, the emperor Constantine became a christian
he became emperor in the late 200's
Meanwhile, the Huns, under a fearsome leader named Attila raided Roman territory in the East
the decay of people's values
An emperor who ruled from 527 to 565, reuniting the old Roman Empire was a passion
Justinian's smart and powerful wife Theodora convinced him to stay and fight