Romans – Junior Cert History Terms
- Patrician – a rich roman citizen
- Plebian – a poor roman.
- Domus – a private house in ancient rome
- Atrium – the entrance hall of a roman house.
- Peristyle – a walled garden at the rear of a roman house
- Insulae – high rise flats in ancient rome
- Forum – the market place in central rome
- Dole – free grain given to the poor
- Circus maximus – where the chariot races were held.
- Gladiators – slaves or criminals that were forced to fight in the Colosseum.
- Legionaries – soldiers in the roman army
- Aqueducts – concrete archways that brought water from the mountains to the towns and cities.
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