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Population count

census

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Ambitious military leader, dominated roman politics, forced rome to make him a dictator.

julius ceaser

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Triumphant Octavian (first citizen) exercised absolute power in rome, had stable gov, and introduced stable government.

augustus

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Good ruler, codified roman laws and wall built to protect rome.

hadrian

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Underground or bridge like stone structure that carried water from hills to citys

aqueducts

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(roman peace) during this time rome was in peace and unity. Legions protected the land and every thing was going well (golden age).

pax romana

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Soldier working for a foreign army for pay.

mercenaries

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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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A nomadic people of central asia.

huns

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Roman emperor born to a family of low status in the Roman province of Dalmatia, He rose through the ranks of the military to become cavalry commander to the Emperor Carus.

diocletion

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what are the three triumvirates

crassus pompey and julius caeser

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after ----- died these two triumvirate fought for power in which -- won because everyone loved him

crassus pompey julius caeser===
(egyptian bros killed pompey)

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declared himself dictator

julius caeser

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----- were afraid of caeser, in order to protect ------ they killed him (called the)

senators,,,, the republic,,, ides of march..... ( wanted to save republic but ironically just ended.)

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What lead to of the republic

people angry by Caesers death, and augustus came into rule

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who ganged up hunt down Caesers murder. but turned up against each other

mark anthony,,, octavion (nephew)

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---- joined with cleopatra to defeat octavion

mark anthony
(lost naval battle)

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who won octavian or mark anth

mark and cleopatra lost and killed themselves

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What did octavian (caesers nephew) change his name too

augustus
(senate)

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first citizen

princeps

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of father of the country

patr parviae

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whos romes first emporer, what two ways does he strengthen authority

augustus, soldiers had to swear allegiance, built house for freemen former slaves.

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Rome didnt like father then son rulers, which led to

violence

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2 evil and insane roman rulers

nero, caligula

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persecuted christians and blamed for setting fire to most of rome

nero

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1st emporer to be assasinated (by body gaurds)

caligula

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two good emperors of rome

Hadrian, marcus aurelius

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codified roman law and built wall to hold back attackers

hadrian

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attempted to be platos ideal of a philospher king, committed to duty and dignity

Marcus aurelius

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What came from pax romana period

trade flourished, use same coins, no taxes, no goods brought on, no pirates,

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changes with laws were

judges wrote, everyone considered equal till proven otherwise, laws same all over

32

what was romes biggest race course

circus maximus
(atruscians evolved to gladiators)

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set out to have order in rome,,, DIVIDED rome in 2 parts, he controlled wealthier east.

diocletian

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Diocletian to control economy problem did

set maximum prices, workers were given jobs for life, officials made responsible for taxes

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First christian emporer, granted tolerance to them, moved roman capitol to the east and called it ----

constantine,,, constantinople

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forced germanic tribes into roman territory.

huns

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invaded italy

visgoths

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took over western europe then ousted them -- called

vandals.... fall of rome

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Why did rome fall (4)

attaked by foreign enemies, political turmoil, econimc, social decay