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    Rome 's empire drastically. In fact, it was Trajan 's Dacian Wars that massively changed the Roman Empire socially. The pivotal moment of Trajan 's, if not Rome 's, power was the Dacian wars, which not only highlighted Trajan 's expertise in military tactics but paved the way for many amazing social feats. The Dacian Wars were two military campaigns fought between the Rome and Dacia (modern day Romania/ Transylvania). These wars were fueled by Rome feeling threatened by the Dacian Empires Power. This can be seen on Trajan 's Column which is a monument erected by Trajan to commemorate his success in the Dacian wars gives an invaluable primary source of information into how the Dacian wars were such a defining moment for Rome (Nationalgeographic.com, 2016). Moreover it was the influx of money brought by the Dacian wars which saw Rome benefit socially, by important public works such as the Draining of the Pontine Marshes (Gibbon, 2016). The Dacian wars saw a staggering amount of wealth to be brought to Rome and its economy. Trajan 's’ Dacian wars saw saw Rome receive an extensive amount of ‘treasure’ as Dacia was filled with rich silver and gold mines. A quote from ancient, contemporary Cryton states that “the sum of five million gold and twice as much silver ' was taken, this equivalates to half a million pounds of gold and a million pounds of silver (Gibbon, 2016). Ancient Historian Jerome Carcopino stated that “ It was with the enormous haul that Trajan was able to secure…

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    Trajan declared war on Dacia, Rome faced inflation issues because Domitian had taken gold out of the Roman coin to pay for wars, thus making the currency worthless (Wasson, 2013). Also, Dacia, a client Kingdom of Rome, was opposing the Empire and was making alliances with enemies of Rome. Trajan feared invasion because a defensive war against Dacia would be more costly than an offensive war because the defensive war would required fortifications to be built. To avoid a defensive war, Trajan…

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    Liberty Leading the People, "Khan Academy") The others depicted beside Liberty symbolize how rebellion against a common enemy unites the different social classes. On the Trajan's Column, the various depictions of the emperor portray both the Roman citizens appreciation and celebration of Trajan and just how powerful he and his army was. Trajan's body positioning appears commanding and he is clearly made to be the focal point of each scene he appears in. "The fact that the figures in the scenes…

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    5.6 Dacia Renault company strategy The Renault Group is presenting in 118 countries and functioning in five major regions: Europe, Euromed, Russia, Asia, Africa and the Americas. The Renault Group now has more than 129,000 employees, who are working in 139 industrial sites. With regards to the environmental protection, all those industrial sites have ISO 14001 certification. Renault owns three brands: Renault, Samsung and Dacia, the Group design and produce personal vehicles and commercial…

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    return to Rome until several years later. When he arrived in Rome, he generously gave money to his soldiers and the poor thus continuing the system of governmental benevolence initiated by Nerva. In 101A.D. Trajan set out on his first campaign against the Dacians. By 106 A.D. the Romans had completely conquered the country,and it became Dacia. The famous Trajan's Column was constructed in Rome in order to commemorate the Trajan’s victory against the Dacians. Although the majority of Trajan's…

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    He reshaped the cities with amazing constructions such as Trajan's Forum, Trajan's Market, and the famous Trajan's Column. However, Trajan excelled in his military prowess. In 101 A.D., he launched a campaign against the Dacians. After defeating the Dacian army in 102 A.D, Trajan returned home to Rome. However, he fought the Dacians again in 105 A.D.. This time, the Dacians were completely defeated, and the kingdom of Dacia was officially integrated into the Roman Empire in 106 A.D.. Trajan…

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    Imperialism In Romania

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    By 700 BC, a Western-style civilization develops due to the influx of Greek citizens migrating to the north. As a result of a flourishing territory in terms of culture and society, Dacia became a kingdom for roughly one hundred years. The short life-span of the kingdom was due to the conquer of the Roman Empire who colonized parts of Dacia, making it a province of the empire. This is the period that it is assumed that the Romanian nation became latinized, through the embracement of Christianity…

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    Roman frontiers. He was elected head of the senate in 98 A.D. Shortly after, he married a woman named Pompeia Plotina. Trajan, who was at that time inspecting the Roman frontier in Germany, became the sole ruler of the empire. He did not return to Rome until several years later, however. He celebrated his accession by largesses to his soldiers and also made provisions for the maintenance of the children of poor freemen in Rome and other Italian cities, thus continuing the system of governmental…

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    Spolia Advantages

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    Spolia refers to the repurpose, or reuse of structural or decorative components from one piece, to another. Spolia, or “the spoils of war” is seen on a lot of different artworks, or monumental constructions. Like many roman constructions like the coliseum, the arch of Constantine doesn’t go unnoticed for its use of repurposed material. The use of spolia has many advantages that were very meaningful in the time of the Roman Empire. Recycling older material is a lot more cost effective than…

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    sacrifices in the honor of fallen comrades after victories in battle. He himself was the chief agent in these sacrifices since he was the “Pontifex Maximus” or “High Priest” (Pollen). Letters between Trajan and Pliny the Younger show Trajan’s views on Christianity. During that time, Christianity mainly appealed to women and slaves. Trajan restrained would-be persecutors and insisted that all Christians be given fair trials. He even forbade anonymous letters of accusation to be written and sent…

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