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  • Julius Caesar in Ancient Rome

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    In the beginning, approximately from 753BC to 338BC, Rome was simply a city-state founded by Italic tribes in central Italy (Consolidation of Italy, April 23rd, 2014). Around 338BC however, the Roman Republic began to take control. There are various reasons for the rise of Rome that include naval dominance, appeasement, improved stability, protection, commerce and government, standardization, infrastructural advance, food allocation, military prowess, and geopolitical (Reasons for Rise of Rome, April

  • Art and Architecture Steering an Ancient Society

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    throughout the Empire with its vision to create a distinctive urban form. Bibliography - Pollitt, J. J. 1966. The Art of Rome: c. 753 B.C. – 337 A.D. Sources and Documents. Ch. 2: “The Roman Empire from 27 B.C. to 192 A.D.: The ‘Five Good Emperors’ and Commodus.” pp. 165-186. 94-121. Print. - MacDonald, William L. "Chapter IV: Trajan’s Markets ." The Architecture of the Roman Empire. New Haven: Yale UP, 1982. 94-121. Print. - MacDonald, William L. "Chapter V: The Pantheon." The Architecture

  • Architecture Of Gerasa

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    predominately influenced by Greek culture. Eventually, the Roman Empire took control of the Decopolis and added their own temples roads and structures to pre-existing cities such as Gerasa. The year AD 106 was a monumental time for the Roman Empire as Emperor Trajan annexed parts of Arabia and southern Jordan, to expand the Empire even further. As a result of the newly created Roman province, the city of Gerasa underwent extensive expansion and re-development in the time following Trajans rule. Because

  • Analysis Of The Parthenon In Athens And The Pantheon In Athens

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    The Parthenon in Athens and the Pantheon in Rome In 500-323 B.C. Which is the classical age of Greek Civilization? During this time, they gain more strength after being victorious over the Persians (Peace treaty in 449 B.C.). Democracy as a form of government was developed in Athens as a virtue for individual citizens in a society where individuals are treated equal, also they still worship and reference their gods. The Greeks place so much importance to their past because they use it as motivation

  • The Origins Of The Computer

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    tightly adhering stone called pozzolana was used to produce a concrete that was both light and extremely strong. The Romans had developed potsalana concrete about 100 B.C. but at first used it only for terrace walls and foundations. It apparently was emperor Nero who first used the material on a grand scale to rebuild a region of the city of Rome around his palace, the expansive Domus Aurea, after the great fire of AD 64 which he said to have set. Here broad streets, regular blocks of masonry apartment

  • The Age Of Imperialism In The Age Of Imperialism

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    The Modern Olympic Games were a product of their times. After France was embarrassingly defeated in the Franco-Prussian war in 1871, the French people were left with a feeling of inadequacy. These feelings of inadequacy became a driving force for Baron Pierre de Coubertin in his quest to revive the Olympic Games. During the dominant times of The Age of Imperialism, some of the more successful countries found a way to incorporate sports into their educational systems. The competitive values reinforced

  • The Roman Republic And Roman Empire

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    the poor became poorer causing angry mobs to start riots. Having a... ... middle of paper ... ...e, the only government body was the senate. They issued unalterable orders. The senate served as a high court with elected magistrates. Since the emperor had absolute power, the senate had minimal power. It consisted of about twice as many as the republic’s senate did. Overall it’s clear to see that the Roman Republic was more about the Roman people and what they desired, but the power, in both the


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    The Roman Republic is formed (Governance) In 509 BCE the Roman Republic was founded after a revolt against the Etruscan rulers led by Lucius Junius Brutus. The Roman Republic was created to stop one man from ruling everything and everyone, and to spread power among the people. The formation of the Roman Republic was important as most link it to the official start of Rome. Before the Roman Republic there was a monarchy, where the king made most or all of the decisions. With the Roman Republic people

  • Trajan’s Forum: The Hub of Early Roman Society

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    arguably be considered one of the greatest ancient civilizations. From Augustus to Constantine, the Romans brought both new and borrowed ideas into the world. With influence from the Greeks, the Romans established a representative government with the Emperor and the Senate as the main law-making and law-enforcing bodies. The Roman Empire grew prosperous and, with military expeditions, expanded as west as modern day Britain and as east the lands near the Caspian Sea. With the Empire expanding into what

  • Greek Architecture Case Study

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    Introduction: Study showcases that Architecture is described as an art representing a building structures, and can have both practical and symbolic purposes. It is, however, much more than just building or just art. Prior to this, the architecture of a high level of cultural and technological development speaks of its people and their history, giving special attention their values, and announces their largeness. A building whose architect was inspired by other cultures not only tells of its own high