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    Ancient Rome grew from a small town into an empire that covered most of your up, Britain, Western Asia, northern Africa and the Mediterranean islands. I believe the ancient Romans contributed the most to modern society and here are my reasons why. Roommate many architectural achievements, a lot of these concepts are still used today. Some buildings that we were designed many years ago, were modified and used all over the world. Without ancient Rome and Greece, we would not have made the achievements in architecture and transportation and that we have made today. Romans also built large buildings call amphitheaters they were typically made out of marble or limestone and were often shaped like a large ovals. These amphitheater is usually had…

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    Mighty Rome The Ancient Roman Empire was known to be an advanced culture and its grandeur had long-lasting effects on the societies of the entire world. The fall of many great civilizations is a repeating pattern in world history, but in Rome’s case there is no single factor that caused their declivity. It is evident when reading, Western Civilizations Volume one, that the combination of issues stemming from Rome’s imperialism such as economics, politics, and societal led to their civilization’s…

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    Women In Ancient Rome

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    Women of today’s society play an important role in that of political, familial, and societal affairs. However, that has not always been the case. In the ancient world, women had to work their way up these ladders to finally arrive at the place in society that they are in present-day America, and in some countries, the treatment of women is still similar to that of primitive ones. Roman women illustrated a unique position within their society, but how were they dissimilar from the rest of the…

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    Ancient Rome And The USA

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    The United States of America has a great chance at becoming a superpower country. Its military, government, population, and land give the greatest advantage over other potential superpower countries. For example, we have a strong government leading powerful branches in our military. The foundation, our government is greater than others because the people determine who the best leaders are. In 509-27 B.C. Rome was at its best, they were strong. I think it's because the people at the time decided…

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    The Navy In Ancient Rome

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    Though when thinking of Ancient Rome one remembers the legacy of its landlocked plegions, its often overlooked navy is the true epitome of Rome’s core characteristics and features. The navy exemplifies Rome’s tolerance for adversity and uncertainty, it demonstrates the fierce loyalty to the state, the ability to take and build off of others’ ideas and the extreme iron discipline and effectiveness of its sailors and citizens. Nations, no matter how new or old, large or small, will always face…

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    Sacrifice In Ancient Rome

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    Throughout ancient Rome, Romans shared a set of ideals that defined many aspects of their lives. Once a small tribe in Italy, the Roman civilization grew, and at its peak, spread far and wide throughout the Mediterranean. In their growth, they developed strong ideals of how to conquer and what to do with the religions of others. In a process called evocatio deorum, the calling to or summoning of another people’s gods, the Romans gained a vast arrangement of gods and ritualistic practices for…

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    Ghosts In Ancient Rome

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    ghosts and the afterlife of the Ancient Roman Empire. Death, afterlife, and ghosts played an immense role in Roman society because Romans profoundly respected and revered the dead spirits of society. The Roman people believed knowledge and benevolent forces in life were outcomes of the deceased. The Roman Religion influenced much of today’s contemporary beliefs and religious ideals as well as shaping external religions that went beyond the Empire. Due to the Roman Empire’s religious authority…

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    Violence In Ancient Rome

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    Violence has always played a big role with the ancient Romans. They amassed one of the biggest militaries ever seen in ancient times. However, they did not use this grand military to conquer other nations, they did this to more easily defend Rome. They felt that if they could decimate surrounding forces, the more secure their standing was. By doing so, they were able to spread Roman culture across the Mediterranean. Later in the Roman times, crucifixion became a popular way to publicly execute…

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    aqueduct system like theirs all around the country. It was the start of a cleaner evolution. Welfare is also used today starting in the 1930’s during the great depression to keep our own citizens from being homeless. Socks have stuck around up until this day almost becoming a daily essential when traveling around in the united states especially during the winter time. Shoes designed for the left and right foot have become a standard in 99% of all shoe/sneaker manufactures products till this day.…

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    Tribunes In Ancient Rome

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    Back in the days of Ancient Rome, tribunes were some of the most feared and respected people in society. There were many different types of tribunes. These tribunes all had different roles and played major parts in the Roman society. The most common type of tribune was an elected position whose job was to defend the civil and religious liberties of the Roman people, to protect them from oppression from nobles, and to solve certain military issues (TribunesAnd Triumphs.org). The word…

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