Latin terms Final KING STREET LAURIER

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Panem et circenses
Bread and circuses
Carpe diem
Sieze the day
Lex
law
Civis
Citizen
Tria nomina
Three names of a Roman citizen
Lus latii
Latin rights
Paterfamilias
Father of the famliy
Patria potestas
Power of life and death over children
Matrona
Wife
Contubernium
Type of marriage used by soldiers; not recognized by law
Dos
Dowry
Manus
Husband’s legal control over wife
Nutrix
Nurse
Ludus
Elementary school for boys and girls
Cena
Dinner
Damnatio memoriae
Public erasure
Pietas
Piety
Parentalia
Festival/dinner banquet honouring death
Collegia
Funeral club
Columbarium
Underground tombs
Negotiatores
Large scale traders
Vernae
Being born into slavery
Latifundia
Agricultural work
Peculium
Money given to slave by master–saved to buy freedom
Manumission
Freeing of a slave
Macellum
Gourmet meat, fish, vegetable market
Thermopolium
Wine shop; sex; gambling
Venatio
Animal hunt in arena–gladiators
Bestiarius
Beast fighters (gladiators)
Dextrarum iunctio
Joining of hands as a symbol of marriage
Liberta/libertus
Free woman/man
Horrea
Grain warehouse
Garum
Stinky fish sauce
Mappa
Napkin (iiindispensible)
Thermae
Forum baths, Pompeii
Tepidarium, caldarium,frigidarium
Warm room, hot room, cold room
Imperatrix
Female commander eg. Agrippina the Younger
Judicial Magistrates
Judge in criminal and civil cases
Pater Patriae
Father of the country
Maiestas
Treason law–delatation and delator
Civis Romanus Sum
Emperor Caracella, granted citizenship to all free men within his empire
Paedegogues
Male slaves who raised/looked after children
Ludii Magister
School master
Grammaticus
Grammar teacher
Epodes
After songs (Horace)**Remember Odes
Iius Romani
Roman rights
Res Gestae
Deeds of Deified Augustus
Pax Augusta
Peace of Augustus
Toga praetexta; toga virilis
Toga worn by senators and young boys; toga worn by men
Stola; pallium
Elaborate outer tunic gathered at waist and worn by women; cloak worn by women

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