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Ancient History: Glossary 2

Celts: European people who once occupied part of Spain, whose modern descendants include the Welsh and the Bretons.

circus: a large oblong space surrounded by seats for the public in which chariot races took place in Rome.

collapse: to fail suddenly and completely; break down.

conquer: to take control of a country or city and its people by force, especially in a war.

Egyptians: ancient civilization from Egypt. They built pyramids, wrote with hieroglyphics and used the decimal system.

East: the direction from which the sun rises; the direction which is on the right of a person facing North.

forum: open place used for public business , where the Ancient Romans went to do their banking, trading, shopping…

Galician: language spoken in the Galician area, in the Northwest of Spain.

Greeks: ancient civilization from Greece, very important in Ancient History. They changed many things in Philosophy, Sports, Politics, Religion…

Iberians: ancient people that lived in the Iberian Peninsula before the Romans.

influence: influence to have an effect on someone or something without the use of direct force or command.

invasion: to attack in war when the enemy spreads into and tries to control a country, city…

                                     

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3 comentarios

Inés 6ºA -

thanks estibaliz!

CLAUDIA 6ºC -

why aren´t also the answers??
jejeje
is a joke...

Paula 6ºA -

Thanks for putting them in the blog.
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