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Augustus Caesar

First Roman emperor, creator of the Pax Romana

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Caligula

Emperor known for making his horse a senator and "defeating Neptune" by attacking the sea

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Constantine

Emperor who made Constantinople the new capital

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Remus

Twin who was killed by his brother for losing a bet on where to build a city

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Romulus

First king of Rome

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Hadrian

Emperor who built a wall dividing Britannia to protect from barbarians, built the Pantheon

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Julius Caesar

Most famous Roman general and dictator

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Nero

Emperor who is best known for burning down part of Rome to build his own palace

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Romulus Augustus

Final emperor of Rome

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Tarquinius Superbus

Last king of Rome

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Praetorian

Elite group of soldiers who served as the emperor's body guard

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Titus

Emperor during the eruption of Vesuvius

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Trajan

Emperor when the Roman empire was at its largest extent

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Punic Wars

Series of battles between Rome and Carthage

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Mt. Vesuvius

erupted in 79AD

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Aqueduct

Roman method of transporting water from distant sources to cities

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Concrete

building material invented by the Romans

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Arch

Roman invention allowing for taller construction with fewer materials

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753 BC

year Rome was founded

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509 BC

year the Roman monarchy ended, and the Republic began

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27 BC

end of the Roman Republic, beginning of the Empire

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476 AD

end of the Roman Empire

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Constantinople

2nd Capital of the Roman Empire, aka: Byzantium & Istanbul

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Twelve Tables

Roman system of law

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First Triumvirate

Julius Caesar, Pompey, Crassus

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Pax Romana

The Roman Peace, an agreement of peace and trade between Roman territories

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Second Triumvirate

Augustus Caesar, Marcus Antonius, Lepidus

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Aegyptus

Egypt

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Graecia

Greece

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Hispania

Spain

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Gallia

France

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Germania

Germany

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Britannia

Great Britain

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Asia Minor

Turkey

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