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  • Roman Republic And The Christian Roman Empire
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    Governmental Techniques in the Ancient World Throughout history, many techniques have been used for organizing society. Experimentation with different styles primarily took place in the ancient Mediterranean world. Athenian democracy, Hebrew temple state, Hellenic city-states, Hellenistic kingdoms, the Roman Republic, and the Christian Roman Empire were all major forms of governance, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. To determine which of these forms was successful, it is impotent to...
  • Roman Portrait
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    Roman portraiture is more realistic than previous idealistic Hellenistic styles. They better depict each subject's individuality to a degree never seen before. The purpose of Roman portraiture is to address the audience and convey specific messages to them. Ea. Roman portrait is an imperial commemorative relief and are representations of each subject's ideology in ruling. The Roman portraits allegorically communicate these ideologies through the veristic image of the ruler. The portrayals of the...
  • Roman Empire
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    Roman Empire, political system established by Rome that lasted for nearly five centuries. Historians usually date the beginning of the Roman Empire from 27 bc when the Roman Senate gave Gaius Octavius the name Augustus and he became the undisputed emperor after years of bitter civil war. At its peak the empire included lands throughout the Mediterranean world. Rome had first expanded into other parts of Italy and neighboring territories during the Roman Republic (509-27 bc), but made wider conqu...
  • Rome And Christianity Early Romans
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    Rome The Land Italy is a peninsula jutting out into the Mediterranean sea west of Greece. Italy has poor mineral resources and very few useful harbors, however it is wealty in both fertile land and precipitation. Three - quarters of the peninsula is covered in foothills and mountains. The alps, a mountian range to the north of Italy, cut off the peninsulas only land connection, which resulted, in the times of Ancient Rome, in the people trading amonst themselves. The Early People of Rome The Etr...
  • Rule On The World The Romans
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    ROME V. ETRUSCANY Before the Etruscan's crossed the Tiber river in 750 BC, Rome was described as a loose group or agricultural villages. It was not long before this loose group of villages, with some help from the Etruscan way, was transformed into the world's most dominant city. Many say the Romans conquering success was all the thanks of the Etruscan's, however, the Romans strongly disagree and give them absolutely no credit. This being for it was not the cultural influences of Etruscany which...
  • Africa Unlike Many Other Roman Provinces
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    Before the Roman As the desert dries up in Africa around 2000 BC, a group of people are being isolated in the mountain of northwest Africa. They remained at an early form of civilization, still hunting animal, and settling simple agriculture. The Greek called them Libyans; Roman called them Africans, Numidians, and Moors. Around 1000 BC, the Phoenicians began to use North Africa as a trade route from Syria to Span. They build settlements coastal settlements for their shits to rest at. The Phoeni...
  • Livys History
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    Though marked as probably being a true historical figure, unlike the mythic legend of Rome's purported founder and first King Romulus, Livys account of the last Tarquin, Superbus' reign and deposal is questionable for a number of reasons. Livy was writing of a time far before his own existence and the records of it are incomplete and not possible to be trusted as true historical documentation, because of this Livys history appears to be made up of stories that work as moral vignettes which he us...

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