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Pantheon

In ancient Roman temple dedicated to the numerous gods of the empire

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Republic

A form of government in which all citizens who were entitled to vote participate in decisions through elected officials

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Senate

The most powerful body in the Roman Republic

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Law of the 12 tables

Stated that Roman law be written down and displayed in the forum

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Latin league

A defensive alliance against the Etruscans

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Colosseum

A Roman amphitheater where the crowds gathered to watch Men fight men and beast to death

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Julian calendar

The Calendar Julius Caesar made that had 365 1/4days per year

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Princeps,imperator,Caesar Augustus

Octavian's titles

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Census

A counting of the total population and value of property in each province

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Stoics, Epicureans, Skeptics

Groups of philosophers

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Synagogues

Jewish places of worship

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Septuagint

A Greek version of the Old Testament

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Christ

The true king of the Jews whose coming was the greatest turning point of history

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264-164 B.C.

Punic wars

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March 15, 44 B.C.

Julius Caesar's death

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Pontius Pilate

The Roman governor of the Palastine and who authorized the crucifixion of Christ

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Gentiles

Non-Jews

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Tiberius

Emperor who ruled during the time of Christ crucifixion, resurrection and ascension

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Caligula

Insane emperor who was murdered by his bodyguards

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Claudius

Emperor who expelled all Jews from Rome

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Nero

First emperor to persecute Christians

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Titus

The emperor when Vesuvius Erupted

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Domitian

Flavian emperor who demanded to be worshiped as a God

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Trajan

Emperor who spread the empire to its greatest limits; would not persecute anyone who denied being a Christian

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Valerian

Emperor tried to harm Christianity by attacking Christian leaders

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Diocletian

Emperor who divided the empire into two parts; began severest persecution Christianity had ever known

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Maximian

Appointed by Diocletian to rule the western half of the Roman empire

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Constantine

The first Christian emperor of the Roman empire

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Eusebius

The church history writer who recorded Constantine's vision of the cross

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Theodosius I

The emperor who made Christianity the official religion of the Roman empire