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    The Roman And Roman Rome

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    The Roman Catacombs Rome today is a bustling and diverse city teeming with history and culture that dates back to thousands of years. This rich cultural intertwine is evident with its seeming myriad of historical monuments, relics, and construction that allude to various ancient cultures. Rome’s ground level environment is truly an architectural, cultural, and spiritual hearth for things of the past; however, this area is truly only “the tip of the iceberg”. Underneath Rome’s floors lies a seemingly

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    The Roman Empire, which was centered in the city of Rome, was the most extensive western civilization of ancient times. With its major advancements and prosperity it is hard to believe that the Roman Empire suddenly collapsed and fell into a time known as the Dark Ages. After a period of struggles for the Roman Empire, the empire gradually fell. Rome was the most successful civilization of its time. Its strategic location in the center of the Italian Peninsula and the fertile plains that supported

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    In Roman history, it is often true that history was written by the victors, and given the large expansion of the Roman Empire, the Romans likely wrote over the accounts of the civilizations they took over, adapting the new provinces into their way of life and assimilating Roman culture into new facets of outlying territories way of life. The Roman Empire and Augustus had the ambition to expand north, going east of the Rhine where they had never gone, to take over new territory and the tribes that

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    period that is known as the Roman Peace (Pax Romana), from his reign in 27 B.C to his death in 14 A.D. In Virgil’s character Anchises (As seen above), Augustus is portrayed to have brought to fruition a golden age in Roman history. His ability to turn Rome from the ravages of civil war into a prosperous empire was accomplished through the harnessing of his exceptional administrative powers. Emphasis placed on religious reinvigoration and social reform helped forge a Roman empire that ensured political

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    Roman Military The Roman Republic and the Roman Empire together lasted for over one-thousand years,and at its height, their extensive territories stretched from the Atlantic Ocean in the West, to the rivers of Mesopotamia in the East, and from the Sahara desert in the South, to the River Rhine in Northern Europe. The one factor that made this spectacular feat possible was the exploits of the Roman Military. The military had succeeded in their expansion campaigns and had successfully defended

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    The Roman scutum was a large body shield used in battles, sieges, and gladiator fights. The scutum was used from the early Roman Republic until the third century CE and helped to define many of the Roman battle tactics that made them so successful. The curved, semi-cylindrical design provided full-body protection and was especially used in the testudo formation during sieges. The Roman Scutum is a perfect example of the military genius of the Roman Legion. The Roman Empire was created from the

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    The Roman Empire was a very intelligent civilization, they were responsible for many astounding creations. They were very well-known because of their outstanding contributions to Architecture, like many immense buildings, canals, and entertainment centers, and several of them are still standing today. We can look around our modern cities and compare today’s architecture to that of the ancient Romans. The Roman civilization is known for its Imperial powers during the long reign in the ancient world

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    Roman Vs. Roman Theater

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    Throughout history, Romans have been known to be more innovative rather than inventive, so when it comes to theater we can determine the Greek origins, but we are also able to define how Romans have expanded and improved how theater was presented. Roman intellectuals have contributed many thing to the world and preserved playscripts and buildings sugestthat there was a theater culture in anciant rome, however unlike its greek counterpart roman dramas and comedies take on more characteristics promonent

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    The Roman citizens experienced a mental shift through their leaders creating a new type of theatrical arts. Romans created religious festivals and other forms of theatrical entertainment (Ludi such as chariot races and fights between men or gladiators. Constantine professed Christianity in the Roman Empire creating Rome to become a Christian empire. Through this adaptation we see theatre change through the influence of society through Christianity. Although Constantine did not create this mental

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    of architecture and engineering. The Roman Colosseum, constructed in 79 AD, is a visual representation of the importance of physical strength and military proficiency in Ancient Roman civilization, this is because it was constructed to revel Rome’s military accomplishments and to provide entertainment for Roman citizens. Many events prompted the construction of the Roman Colosseum. Many historical events led to the construction of

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