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Plebeians

Non-aristocratic Romans

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Consuls

Two roman executive officials elected for one years terms

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Veto

Refusal to approve

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Dictator

Absolute ruler

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Censors

Keepers of tax and population records

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Senators

300 reps in the roman senate

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Centuries

Military units of 100 men each

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Tribunes

10 plebeian reps in the roman republic

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Legions

Units of the roman army

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Indemnity

Payment for war damages

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Publicans

Tax collectors

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Latifundias

Large roman estates

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Triumvirate

Group of 3 persons with equal power

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Emperor

Monarch with absolute power over a large territory

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Basilicas

Roman assembly halls (early Christian churches)

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Soothsayers

Priests of Rome who foretold the future

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Messiah

Jewish savior

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Yeshiva

Special academies where Jewish scholars study the Torah

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Disciples

Followers
(Not like on twitter)

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Crucifixion

Roman form of execution