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- Empire : Add brief definition or description
- Ancient Rome : The most powerful empire of the ancient world.
- Augustus : Founder of the Roman Empire; first emperor.
- Battle of the Teutoburg Forest : A decisive defeat, in 9 Ad, of Roman forces by a group of Germanic tribes commanded by Arminius
- Carausius : Roman officer of Gaulish origins who declared himself emperor of a short-lived breakaway empire in Britain and Gaul in the 3rd century.
- Cunobelinus : British king of the early 1st century AD.
- Hadrian's Wall : Ancient Roman wall, 118.3 km (73.5 mi) long, across northern England, built during the reign of the emperor Hadrian c. 122–126 and extended by Severus a century later, the wall marked the northern defensive boundary of Roman Britain.
- Julius Asclepiodotus : A Roman praetorian prefect who served under the emperors Aurelian, Probus and Diocletian and was consul in 292.
- Julius Caesar : Roman general and politician who conquered Gaul, won a civil war, and was assassinated in 44BC.
- Pompeii : A Roman city buried by a volcanic eruption A.D. 79. The city is now an important archaeological site.
- Roman Senate : The main deliberative body of the Roman Republic (founded in 509 B.C.), and its successor, the Roman Empire.
- Tribune : An official holding one of several governmental offices in the Roman Republic and Empire; only plebeians could become tribunes.
- Acclamatio : Public Roman expression of approval or disapproval, pleasure or displeasure, and so on, by loud acclamations.
- Appian way : An ancient Roman road between Rome and Capua, begun in AD 312 and later extended to Brindisi, with a total length of more than 563 km (350 mi).
- Christianity : The largest world religion, which centers around the worship of one God, his son Jesus Christ, and his Holy Spirit.
- Italy : Southern European republic (population c. 58.1 million; capital Rome) that has northern borders with France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia, and coastlines on the Tyrrhenian, Mediterranean, Ionian and Adriatic seas; founding member of the European Union.
- Papacy : Head of the Roman Catholic Church.
- Roman Catholic Church : The largest of several Christian churches that holds communion with the Pope in Rome, claiming direct succession from Saint Peter.
- Rome : The capital city of Italy.