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…