Exam 3 - Study Guide - The Gracchi Brothers: Redistributed...

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The Gracchi Brothers: Redistributed Roman land to peasants; assassinated by the aristocracy. Patricians: The aristocratic upper class who controlled the Roman Senate. Plebians: The commoner class of Rome. Paul of Tarsus: Roman Jew who had persecuted Christians, but converted to Christianity on the Road to Damascus and made a breakthrough converting Gentiles; also convinced Peter, the first Pope, to accept Jews and non-Jews. Babylonian Captivity: The period during which the Jews were exiled by Nebuchadnezzar from Israel to Babylonia in the 6th century B.C. Jewish Diaspora: The Jewish presence outside of the Land of Israel is a result of the expulsion of the Jewish people out of their land. Octavian: General who beats Mark Antony at the Battle of Actium; veiled dictator who created the Pax Romana; also known as Augustus. Battle of Actium: Important battle between Mark Antony and Octavian; if Mark Antony had won, history would have shifted towards Egypt. Marius:
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course WOH 2012H taught by Professor Ezekielwalker during the Fall '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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