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7th Grade Chapter 13: The Roman Empire & Christianity Sections 1 & 2

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City that was buried by volcanic ash when the volcano Vesuvius erupted in A.D. 79. The ash preserved many of its buildings and has become a valuable source of information about daily life in the Roman Empire.
Work of literature that makes fun of its subject, often mocking vice or folly.
Building material made by mixing small stones and sand with limestone, clay, and water.
Word means to officially declare person to be a god.
Something that combines elements of Greek and Roman culture and traditions.
Language that developed from Latin, such as French, Spanish, Portuguese, or Italian.
A man who fought as part of public entertainment in Ancient Rome.
Roman emperor also known as Octavian who took control of Rome after his uncle, Julius Caesar was slain. He is responsible for getting Rome back on track and beginning a time of peace within the Roman Empire known as Pax Romana.
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Art of giving speeches.
200 year period of stability in the Roman Empire.
Roman Law Code that set down laws relating to family relations, property, and inheritance.
One of the most famous surviving Ancient Roman buildings. This arena held as many as 50,000 people to watch gladiators fight.
Channel that moves water over a long distance.
Design formed with small tiles of glass, stone, or pottery.
Ancient Roman arena that held as many as 270,000 people. The arena was used for chariot races which were a very popular form of entertainment.