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1

What blend were the romans

Latins, Etruscans, sabines

2

Latins

Original settlers

3

Latium

Tiber river

4

Etruscans

Indo Europeans

5

Rome

Hesperia of the evening sun

6

Aened

Epic poem

7

Romulus and Remus

Twin brothers raised by wolves

8

Patricians

Wealthy aristocratic noble class

9

Plebeians

Everyone else

10

Republic

Citizen choose their own leaders

11

Senate

Senators represented the patricians

12

Consuls

Co rulers

13

Twelve tables

Romans written law code

14

Roman religion

Was pagon

15

Jupiter

Zeus

16

Mars

God of war

17

Roma

Patron god of Rome

18

Dontifex Maximus

High priest & consul

19

Vestal virgins

Protesters of Rome - priestess kept eternal flame

20

Roman family

Pater familias

21

Pater

Father

22

City of Rome was burned by..

Gauls

23

Roman goal

Was to civilize the world

24

Praetorian guard

Elite force of soldiers

25

Legionaries

Roman soldier

26

Roman officials

Centurions