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Pax RomanaAugust's rule began a long period of peace and prosperity known as Roman Peace. It lasted from 30 B.C. to around A.D. 180. During this time as many as 65 million people were able to go about their lives in relative peace.
AqueductRoman engineers design water systems to supply towns with clean water. They built hundreds of miles of aqueducts, which is a channel that moves water over land.
Julius CaesarRoman general who served as a dictator between 46 and 44 B.C. became dictator for life, which led to his murder by a group of senators.
MonarchyA form of government in which the state is ruled by a king or queen
First Triumvirate A political alliance between three powerful men in the Roman Republic: Gaius Julius Caesar, Marcus Licinius Crassus, and Gnaeus Pompey. It was formed by Caesar to weakened the power of the Senate.
Second TriumvirateAn alliance formed by Augustus Caesar to reestablish the power for the Senate.
Byzantine Empirethe society that developed in the Eastern Roman Empire
Justinian CodeEmperor Justinian organized all the laws into a new legal system, by simplifying Roman law, this code helped guarantee fair treatment for all.
BarbariansHuns, Visigoths, Saxons responsible for the decline and fall of Rome
Constanoplethe center of the Byzantine Empire
polytheismthe worship of many gods
Christianitythe religion based on the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth
Judaismthe Hebrews religion; one of three monotheistic religion
YahwehThe Hebrew name for God, their belief in the one God is monotheism
BibleThe Christians' Holy Book
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