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Achaea Roman Province on the Aegean peninsula with Athens as the most prominent city.
Actium Defining naval battle between Octavianus and Antoninus.
Actus Quadrans Translated as 'square driving'. Roughly 14,400 sq. Roman feet.
Aediles Officers that were responsible for the maintenance of public buildings.
Adopted gods Gods from other cultures adopted by the Romans.
Adoptive Succession A short history of succession after Domitian's death.
AegyptusA Roman province that was kept by the emperors as personal hereditary property .
Aequitas God of fair trade and honest merchants.
Africa Region of North Africa that comprises the Roman provinces: Africa, Numidia and Mauretania.
Agrippina The mother of Nero.
Alesia A famous Gallic city that was sieged and captured by Caesar.
Alexandrian War War between Caesar and Ptolemy XIV forces for control of Egypt.
Amphitheatres Amphi-theatres are "theatres in the round": amphi- means "around" in Greek.
Anastasius Roman Emperor that reined from AD 491 to AD 518.
Antiochus III Syrian king who fought against Rome in the Syrian War.
Apollo God of the arts, archery, and divination.
Appian A Roman historian during the Five Good Emperors.
Aqueducts Advanced Roman waterway system.
Ariovistus Germanic king who fought against Caesar during the Gallic War.
Arminius Chief of the Germanic Cherusci tribe during the later stages of Augustus' reign.
Artillery Carroballistae and Onager were part of the Roman Legion
Asbestos Naturally occurring silicate mineral that Romans used in their building materials.
Asia Minor The Roman Province is among the first cradles of human civilization.

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