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domination by one country of the political, economic, or cultural life of another country or region

Imperialism

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Was a brilliant military leader whose success threatened other generals.

Julius Caesar

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person who suffers or dies for his or her beliefs

Martyr

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leader or teacher of a new faith or movement

Apostle

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savior sent by God

Messiah

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the body of people who conduct Christian services

Clergy

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religious belief that is contrary to the official teachings of a church

Heresy

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Rose to the throne and established toleration of Christianity. Moved the Capital to Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople.

Constantine

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application of science and mathematics to develop useful structures and machines

Engineering

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make fun of

Satirize

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in ancient Rome, underground or bridgelike stone structure that carried water from the hills into the cities

Aqueduct

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population count

Census

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Jesus gained popularity after his death

Paul

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Did not think one man could handle an empire. He used an "Augustus" and a "Caesar".

Diocletian

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the capital of the eastern Roman empire; capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, now called Istanbul

Constantinople

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a nomadic people of central Asia

Huns

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economic cycle that involves a rapid rise in prices linked to a sharp increase in the amount of money available

Inflation

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soldier serving in a foreign army for pay

Mercenary

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Octavian was given the title? "The exalted one". Considered the first roman emperor

Augustus