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  • Citizenship In Rome And Rome

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    Citizenship in Rome and Athens were very different on where they stood and what should be allowed. Not only were their views quite different but so was their area and size. Comparing the two, the Roman Empire was huge and Athens was just a small greek city-state. Rome had better citizenship because of its stronger politics and intellectual thinking. The Romans social system was also better than the Athenians which allowed for more participation. Rome's political and political system was more organized

  • Rome And Rome : Colosseum, Circus Maximus, And Hippodromes

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    Greece and Rome: Colosseum, Circus Maximus, and Hippodromes. The Colosseum is one of the greatest buildings ever built. It was built around A.D. 70-72 by Emperor Vespasian (Colosseum). In A.D. 80 the Colosseum was opened up for games (Colosseum). Some of the games being played were gladiatorial combats and wild animal fights (Colosseum). After going strong for four centuries about 2/3 of the Colosseum fell down (Colosseum). Yet, not much remains the Amphitheater still is a symbol for Rome and a very

  • Ancient Rome: The First King Of Rome

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    Rome was discovered in 753 B.C.E. and known as the capital of Italy. It is one of the most ancient cities in Europe. The language of Italy is Latin. Latin was first spoken in Latium, Italy, and became the basis for many other European languages. The leaders of Rome at this time were kings. The first king of Rome was Romulus. Later, Numa Pompilius became the second king after Romulus’s death. He was reigned from 715 to 673 B.C. To begin with, King Numa arranged new priests. He appointed the Priest

  • Ancient Greece And Rome Vs. Rome

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    Classical Greece and Rome were ancient civilizations that existed 2500 years ago, and are regarded by numerous scholars as the foundation of humanities in various fields. In popular culture, Ancient Greece and Rome are portrayed substantially in books and movies; however, not many people are aware of how they also shape our thoughts, ideals, and motivations. Through an analysis of classical elements often portrayed in popular media, this essay attempts to illustrate how the representation of ancient

  • Rome: The Role Of Trade In Ancient Rome

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    Rome had many rivers, which made it possible for lots of trade to keep their economy working. Unlike in Greece , the soil of Italy was fertile and provided much land for crops to grow. Trade was very necessary in Rome, so they used slaves to gather and work on their crop farms. Many historians still don’t know who founded Rome, but the romans had a myth about their city. Long ago two children were born- Remus and Romulus, the king was scared that Remus and Romulus would overthrow him and take away

  • Similarities Between Rome And Rome

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    Carthage was a state situated in north Africa and expanded to the modern Spain. Rome at that time was still on a mission to expand its territories after the conquest of Italy. According to ‘The Ancient Word’ (n.d), the Carthaginians originated from Tyre, after its fall to the Babylonians forces. Carthage and Rome were similar in many ways, had powers, and were always in conflict. Also, Carthage was the first foreign power outside Italy that the Romans encountered. The conflict that existed between

  • Rome: Lucilla's Life In Rome

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    Lucilla was a Roman empress, from the years 149 to 181. Lucilla’s life began in Rome. On March 7th, 149. She was the daughter of Marcus Aurelius and Faustina II. Her full name was Annia Aurelia Galeria Lucilla. While her father was ruling Rome, he had a co-ruler, which was Lucius Verus. In Spring of 161 AD, not only did Marcus and Lucius become emperors of Rome, but also Lucilla and Lucius got engaged. In year 163 AD, they got married in the ancient Greek city, Ephesus. Three years later, she

  • Colosseum of Rome Essay

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    In this essay, I will be writing about the great Colosseum of Rome and what was held inside to give the citizens of Rome some entertainment. The Romans had many choices of what to do during their spare time, such as ball games, board games, and watching gladiatorial fights in the Colosseum; this was the most popular type of entertainment. To many people today, Roman entertainment was classed as cruel. However, not all forms of entertainment involved such violence as within the Colosseum. There

  • 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

  • How Did Rome: The Rise Of Ancient Rome

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    Ancient Rome was founded in 735 B.C by the sons of war god Mars Romulus and Remus. Rome was named after Romulus, as he won the battle against his brother Remus and killed him. Rome wasn’t only named after Romulus, but also after a girl named Roma. She traveled with Aeneas and survivors from Troy. At the burning of Trojan ships, she led the women and survived the people in those ships. Rome was built on seven hills beside the River Tiber. It grew from a small city to a large one which we know today