Roman Influence

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The Roman empire from 437 BC to 117 CE expanded, conquering much of Western Europe, the Northern rim of Africa, parts of the Middle East, and even most of present day England. By covering so much ground on several continents, it was easy for Roman influence to follow the soldiers. By spreading religion and reforms to make the territories act Roman, the Romans were able to incorporate a multitude of things to the world. It is common when looking at Washington D.C., the capital of the United States, to be looking back upon Rome. Much of its layout and architecture are built and designed from that of Rome’s imperial city. More than buildings have been carried over, mathematics reached heights in Rome that were only expanded upon more recently.
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