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  • Why Is Roman Architecture Important To Society

    that the legacy of Roman Architecture and Engineering has had the greatest impact on today's society. "Rome fell but it's legacy lived on." A legacy is something that one is remembered by. The Roman Empire fell but the styles, architecture and designs that the Romans used are still used today and incorporated in many of the monuments and wonders of the world today. Without a doubt, Roman art, Roman architecture and engineering, Roman language and writing, Roman law, citizenship, and philosophy…

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  • The Importance Of Julius Caesar In The Gallic War

    Julius Caesar was a general in the Roman Empire in during its rise to fame. The Roman war machine had trudged its way into Europe and spread its influence far and wide. Yet in its rise to fame, many leaders were created to maintain this empire. The Senate held most of the political power of the Roman government as it was a democracy. Even with such extensive powers, it was the Roman generals that held the support and trust of the people and of the armies. Julius Caesar would use this power given…

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  • The Roman Republic: Sparta Vs. Rome

    As historians continue to study ancient civilizations, one of the most preeminent ones to come to mind is none other than the Roman Empire. With a strong focus on appealing to its citizens and preserving the Roman Republic, there is little doubt that great satisfaction permeated the area. Rome quickly became one of the most influential areas in Europe, and it maintained a unified condition that permitted its empire to thrive for many centuries. Conversely, Greece was unable to form a cohesive…

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  • Analysis Of Julius Caesar And The Failure Of The Roman Republic

    “Julius Caesar and the Failure of the Roman Republic” Based on the material presented in lecture, Plutarch’s life of Caesar shows that he had a great impact on the Roman Republic in general, both positively and negatively. In many ways, he made Rome great through military expansion and economic, political and social reforms. The life of Caesar is mostly consistent with the material presented in lecture. However, many of Caesar’s activities are described and framed by Plutarch as being virtuous.…

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  • Roman Floor Ethic Summary

    #1) 1. Rebecca Molholt argues that Roman floor mosaics have been in the past looked at the wrong way since art historians have looked at it as a painting and not as a horizontal experience that links myths and sports. #1) 2. One goal of this article is to understand how these mosaics were used. Another goal is to understand how these mosaics worked with the baths where they are located. Lastly, Molholt wants to understand how the myths interact and shape the experience of these floors. #1)…

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  • Rise Of The Roman Empire: An Analysis

    Before the time period of 133BC, the Roman Army symbolised power and corruption for whomever held the army, as they essentially held the state. The Senate ran virtually unopposed, as it was the body of government, it was the legislature, executive and judiciary, all within one. This meant that they had ultimate control in Rome, however the power stemmed their vast territorial expansion, which resulted in exploitation of lands, achieved by their control over the Roman army. This could only be…

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  • Sulla And Caesar's Contribution To The Fall Of The Roman Republic

    The Roman Republic is traditionally dated from 509 BC to 27 BC, becoming established with the overthrow of the Roman Kingdom and was destroyed with the development of the Roman Empire. When considering the fall of the Roman Republic, it is clear that the reorganisation of the army, particularly through the actions of Marius, Sulla and Caesar, contributed greatly to the disempowerment of the Senate and therefore the Republic. Through the undoubtedly instrumental Marian reforms, the Roman social…

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  • Why Was Julius Caesar Important

    influential individual because of everything he did. Julius Caesar was a Roman military general who joined forces with Crassus and Pompey, and together they formed the first Triumvirate. Caesar was a strong leader, as he had experience with being a military general. Eventually, he was named dictator for life, as an absolute ruler. He was important because he granted many Roman citizens their citizenship. He also changed the Roman government, giving it a senate, which we still use today. He did…

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  • Negative Effects Of Roman Conquests

    Explain the negative effects of the Roman conquests Rome held a fate that would be devastating to the city-state following its great conquests. However, to understand the unraveling of the Roman republic, it’s important to understand how Rome obtained the position it had and what ultimately caused the negative effects. To do this an overview of how Rome became the fairest one of all is necessary. This essay will briefly examine how Rome rose to power and through power and greatness lost its…

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  • Julius Caesar And The Fall Of The Roman Republic

    The Roman Republic was built on the traditional policy of compromise, devoted to ensure the welfare of the people. In time, the struggle for authority brought fundamental changes to the traditional sentiments of the Republic. As territory expansions brought great wealth into the country, power hungry senators and government officials harbored political ambitions and competed for power. Political treachery and self-interest within the senate and the assemblies gave way to economic turmoil and…

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