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dictator

a ruler in ancient Rome who was appointed by the Senate to reorder the government

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emboldened

made courageous

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Pax Romana

Roman Peace

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Princeps

first Citizen of the Roman Republic

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triumvirate

rule of three men

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Julius Caesar

A successful Roman military commander who played in important role in the transformation of the roman republic to the roman empire.

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Which military leader was the first to be named dictator of Rome?

Sulla

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Who killed Julius Caesar and why?

Julius Caesar was killed by a group of senators because they feared that he would destroy the republic.

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Members of the Second Triumvirate

Lepidus
Octavian
Mark Antony

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Soon after which event was Octavian given the title Caesar Augustus?

The death of Mark Antony and Cleopatra

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During the Pax Romana, the Roman Empire ___.

experienced a time of internal peace and prosperity

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Who is considered the first emperor of Rome?

Augustus

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Who killed Julius Caesar and why?

Julius Caesar was killed by a group of senators because they feared that he would destroy the republic.

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Members of the Second Triumvirate

Lepidus
Octavian
Mark Antony

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Soon after which event was Octavian given the title Caesar Augustus?

The death of Mark Antony and Cleopatra

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During the Pax Romana, the Roman Empire ___.

experienced a time of internal peace and prosperity

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Augustus took the title ___ in addition to Imperator.

Princeps

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The Five Good Emperors

Trajan, Antoninus Pius, Nerva, Hadrian, Marcus Aurelius