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artificial channels that carry water sometimes over arched bridges

Aquaducts

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Founder of Rome

Romulus

2

Aeneas

Hero of Trojan war who settled in Italy after Troy was destroyed

3

Twin of Romulus

Remus

4

Government in which citizens elect representatives to rule in their name

Republic

5

Wealthy landowners who held high government positions in ancient Rome

Patricians

6

Commoners who were allowed to vote but not to hold government office in ancient Rome

Plebeians

7

Powerful body of 300 members that advised Roman leaders

Senate

8

Officials who led the executive branch

Consuls

9

Armed conflict between groups in the same country

Civil war

10

Roman general, politician, speaker, and dictator

Julius Ceaser

11

Roman counsel, speaker, and opponent of Cesar

Cicero

12

Julius Caesar's great nephew and adopted son who became first Roman Emperor

Augustus

13

Group of officials employed by the government

Civil service

14

Latin phrase meaning Roman peace referring to the peace and stability of the Roman Empire

Pax Romana

15

Roman stadium where Romans watched gladiator fights

Colosseum

16

Trained roman warriors

Gladiators

17

Books that teach us about God

Bible

18

Jewish teacher whose life and teaching became the basis of Christianity

Jesus

19

Four written accounts of life of Jesus

Gospels

20

Closest followers of Jesus

Disciples

21

Stories with morals, often told by Jesus

Parables

22

Non Jewish people

Gentiles

23

Apostle and early leader of the Christian church

Paul

24

Person sent to do religious work in another place

Missionary

25

Letters that became part of New Testament

Epistles