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    Introduction The Romans were the most successful ancient civilization. First, they had conquered many countries with their armies. Next, they had a great Roman Republic. But finally, they had breathtaking architecture. We can still see the buildings that have been around, today. Roman Army Conquered Countries The Romans had the best military, and to prove this they had many great wars conquering Egypt and Greece. Like in c. 146 BC the Roman Republic fought a battle against the Greece city of Corinth. This was the battle when Rome took over Greece in 146 BC. The Romans started to rule over Egypt when Octavian (Augustus Caesar) arrived in 30 BC following his defeat in the battle of Actium. Romans conquered these today countries like England,…

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    deities by means of augury to know who was to give his name to the city they founded (Kirschenbaum, 1996); and this is also seen in the latter stories i.e. the defeat at Lake Trasimenus is also linked to some bad omens (ibid.). From this, one will find out that the story of the lives of Romulus and Remus though highly mythical establishes the general lifestyle of the Romans which was rooted in superstition. Hence this work qualifies as a historic text despite of the fact that it is a bit…

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    Titus Livius, the Roman historian, and possibly the reason how we know about the Roman Empire today. Born between the years of 64/59 BC, someone around Patavium, Northern Italy, which today is modern Padua, from the second wealthiest places in Italy. his hometown was also known for their politics antics and conservative values. It is said that he spent a large amount of time in the city do to the fact that there in Italy, (today), there was a civil war going on within the city. The governor at…

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    Titus Livius and The Early History of Rome Roman history is subjective to those who study it and write about the rise and the fall of the Roman Empire. One ancient historian named Titus Livius, who was born in either 59 B.C. or 64 B.C. , had written a series of books titled History of Rome. Not much is known about Titus Livius in his younger years except that he had lived in the city of Padua, which had suffered greatly in Rome’s Civil War. His books are split into several different…

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    Titus Livius, The Early History of Rome, 2002, described early Rome from its foundation. The narrative is filled with mythology that the reader must use critical thinking in the formulation of what is myth and what is fact. The reader must also approach the book as having been written by Livy who was a fanatically loyal Roman who believed that Rome was the best model of a people, city, government, and nation. Throughout the narrative, Livy described numerous women who had key roles in The Early…

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    The Romans had one of the greatest empires in history. The Romans have many daily activities they do consisting of baths, chariot racing, and gladiator battles. One of the things the Romans are known for was their iconic structure including the Coliseum, Pantheon, Forum, and the Circus Maximus. 147 emperors ruled over Rome but some are the greatest are Augustus, Trajan, Marcus Aurelius, and Tiberius. The Romans had a very successful army that dominated over its time of existence. They had many…

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    The authors of “A History of Rome” write about Nero in a rather concise and conservative view. The authors paint a different picture of Nero than Tacitus and Suetonius. Tacitus begins the story of Nero’s reign with the murder of Junius Silanus by his mother Agrippina the younger, projecting how Nero’s reign mirrors its malicious beginnings. Suetonius gives a detailed account of Nero’s ancestors, writing anecdotes of their horrid deeds, and describing them as irresolute, arrogant, cruel,…

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    This past November of 2016, the citizens of the United States elected its 45th president, Donald J. Trump. A common comparison in several reactionary articles was that the election of Trump was a sign that the United States was falling, just as Rome once had. The modern United States falling condition, in spite of selected similar situations, is not quite as vast in scale to that of the Rome of Late Antiquity. Several generations of authors and historians have had their own opinions on the…

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    During the late Roman Republic, Michael Parenti proposes to interpret conflicts such as power through the use of what he calls “A people’s history, therefore the title “A People’s history of ancient Rome”. In Michael Parenti’s words, “A people’s history should be not only an account of popular struggle against oppression but an expose of the anti-people’s history that has prevailed among generations of mainstream historians” (Parenti pg.11). His intention is to present the reader with a history…

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    thought about many pieces in the museum, so I do not visit as I feel intimidated by others knowledge. My initial expectations are very low as my ears do not hear what the arts are saying. However, I hope that this is not the case I want to learn and grow more fond of the arts. I think that I will see many sculptures and paintings from the Americans and ancient Rome. The Museum of Fine Arts has a strong selection of art from many cultures. The Curator of this museum has laid out the arts by…

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