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Chapter 12

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forumthe marketplace or public square of an ancient Roman city
republica state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives
legiona unit of 3,000–6,000 men in the ancient Roman army.
maniplea subdivision of a Roman legion, containing either 120 or 60 men
constitutiona body of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is acknowledged to be governed
vetoa constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a law-making body.
megistratea civil officer or lay judge who administers the law, especially one who conducts a court that deals with minor offenses and holds preliminary hearings for more serious ones.
togaa loose flowing outer garment worn by the citizens of ancient Rome, made of a single piece of cloth and covering the whole body apart from the right arm
consulan official appointed by a government to live in a foreign city and protect and promote the government's citizens and interests there
patriarchal society a social system in which males hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property
paterfamiliasthe male head of a family or household.
villaa large country house of Roman times, having an estate and consisting of farm and residential buildings arranged around a courtyard
established religion is a religious body or creed officially endorsed by the state
empirean extensive group of states or countries under a single supreme authority, formerly especially an emperor or empress
provincea principal administrative division of certain countries or empires.
civil wara war between citizens of the same country.
Augustusvenerable or greatly honored one