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People in specific periods of history

the ancients

noun

the people who lived a very long time ago, especially in Greece or Rome

Anglo-Saxon

noun

one of the people who came to England in the 5th century and ruled it until 1066

barbarian

noun

someone from outside one of the major ancient societies such as Greece or Rome, who was considered to be violent and not educated

Celt

noun

a member of an ancient group of people who lived in parts of Western Europe

consul

noun

one of the two elected leaders in charge of ancient Rome

gladiator

noun

in ancient Rome, someone who fought against wild animals and other gladiators as a form of public entertainment

Goth

noun

a member of a group of people who attacked and destroyed Rome in the fifth century

plebeian

noun

someone from a low social class in ancient Rome

Roman

noun

someone from ancient Rome or its empire

Saxon

noun

a member of a group of German people who came to live in England in the 5th and 6th centuries ad

Trojan

noun

someone from the ancient city of Troy, which was destroyed in a war by the Greeks

Victorian

noun

someone who lived during the Victorian period

Trojan

adjective

prehistoric/modern etc man

the people who lived at a particular period in history

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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