The Roman Empire was the greatest empire Europe had ever seen. To control such a large empire, a strong military is required. The Roman Legion was one of the most effective and advanced armies in history and fulfilled its duty to protect the Roman Empire, its citizens, and its emperors for nearly five-hundred years. It successfully conquered England, Spain, France, Greece, and much of the Middle East and Africa. They were able to accomplish this feat through modernizing old-fashioned ways of thought on warfare.
The Military Reforms of Gaius Marius. Bradley Berry When we think of the great empires of the past, the one that probably influenced western culture the most, would have to be the Roman Empire. It was so large that at the height of it’s power, the Roman Empire encompassed all of the Mediterranean sea going as far north as Britain, and as far east as ancient Babylon. Many different people groups and cultures were affected by the Roman Empire. They built many great wonders, many roads to connect the empire, and achieved many great feats through the might of their Empire.
Years ago, the Romans created one of the biggest and best organized empires the world has ever seen. Throughout their lands, they built towns and roads, and spread their way of life. One of the reasons why their empire was so successful was that, unlike other ancient states, the empire welcomed outsiders. Foreigners could become Roman citizens. At first this was a given as a reward for the loyalty or f... ... middle of paper ... ... also brought over their customs that we have adapted such as the rituals that we do during a funeral for a loved one, by giving them a proper burial.
Ancient Rome had of the largest influences to the development of Western Civilization, through many sorts. Rome had countless achievements through literature, culture, and mainly architecture. Rome also developed a political system of government that is still used similarly today. Today, efficient water and aqueducts are also used and were made by the Greeks and Romans. Latin was Rome’s most common language, and this allowed their roots of latin develop into Spanish, French, Italian, and other languages.
The Most Powerful City in the World Rome is the powerful city in the world and is most notable for its majestic land. Rome has the most eye appealing architectural structures and the most well trained militias throughout history. Rome has the ability to draw in people by the millions with the beauty of the land and well developed militias that armies today can only dream of becoming. Rome has become the model city that many cities aspire to become. Many would define Rome as the most powerful city in the world, especially when comparing the two elements of architecture and war.
In ancient Rome, architecture and engineering were highly regarded. It contributed much to Rome’s development, power, as well as the longevity of such an immense and substantial empire. Architecture displayed an immense amount of workmanship as well as innovation. This is seen through Rome engineers as they created the concept of concrete, constructed the famous Roman aqueducts, and the luxurious Roman baths. Roman’s were clearly superior engineers compared to their competitors because Roman engineers developed new and innovative concepts that were never introduced before, therefore contributing to the success of the Roman Empire.
Rome was able to go from the small Italian city to the conquering empire that it is known for today through strong leadership and consistent warfare. Rome first began to expand once they had challenged the nearby Etruscans. These people had educated Rome on a great may things, much of which was architecture, which helped Rome to become the great empire that it did. Rome borrowed things such as the construction
Owen Han Mr. Bernsen World History 2 Roman architectural Rome, the greatest ancient empire to ever rule the world is famous for its architecture, among other things, which greatly stands out. With the Roman' s great army constantly conquering other Countries, Romans took under consideration design principles of other cultures when developing their own buildings to give Rome the feeling of a great empire and make citizens feel proud of being part of it. Their basic architectural skills and ideas come from the Greeks and the Romans adapt them and further develop them. Roman architectural style continued to influence buildings in the former empire for many centuries. Many techniques that the Romans invented and perfected are still in use today and many ruins of Rome's great architectural advancement still exists today.
For centuries the Roman Empire was the most powerful civilization in the world and this was due to the invincibility of its military forces and prowess of its soldiers. From the earliest days of Rome, its army played a large role in the forming of the city-state. When not in battle the core of the Roman army, known as legionaries, would be used in the building of certain structures within the city. These structures would include the walls that fortified the area along with roads, bridges, and aqueducts. Many soldiers became very skilled laborers and were instrumental in the building of the empire.
Between approximately 509 BCE and the third century CE the Roman empire continually expanded and became one of the largest in history. While this expansion was due to many reasons, not the least of which was greed, to a great extent it was made possible because of Rome's overwhelming military and its combination of a democratic and republic government. (Lee) (Ferril) Many of Rome's successes were due to its highly trained and disciplined army. Rome's army became the best in the known world. The Roman army was organized into divisions of soldiers according to their social class.