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Encyclopedia > Ancient Roman

History - Ancient history - Ancient Rome


This is a List of Ancient Rome-related topics, that aims to include aspects of both the Ancient Roman Republic and Roman Empire.


An index of important figures in Ancient Rome can be found in List of ancient Romans.


The topics in this list cover the culture, society and history of the ancient Roman Republic and the classical unitary Roman Empire, including what is known as the Roman era.


This list thus covers the period from (approximately) the 5th century BC to the 6th century AD, and clumps together elements ranging from the affairs of a small city state on the banks of the river Tiber to the sociology of an empire sprawling from Cumbria and Morocco to the Euphrates.

Contents

Ancient city of Rome

For the modern city see Rome

Byzantine Empire

Culture

Main directory: Roman culture (see society topics, issues of daily life, architecture and entertainment)


History

Regional History

Language

Literature

Military

Main directory: Military history of Rome (see weaponry, generals, wars, civil wars and famous enemies)

Places

Politics

Religion

Science and technology

  • Roman science

Transports

Titles of office

Economy

Miscellaneous





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The ancient Romans believed, as we do now, that by giving back to the gods some of what They have blessed us with, we will be continue, in turn, to be blessed by Them.
While the ancient Romans did not profess to embody perfection, the distinct desire to maintain public decorum and achieve a sound social structure was constant and continuous.
Roman myths are about the development of human souls, the celestial universe, and the natural world, and not about the gods themselves.
Ancient Rome - MSN Encarta (1699 words)
Ancient Rome, the period between the 8th and 1st centuries bc in which Rome grew from a tiny settlement to an emerging empire while developing from monarchy to a republican form of government.
Roman armies most often served on the frontiers of the empire while Roman lands nearer the Mediterranean were more peaceful and more culturally and economically interconnected than in any subsequent era.
There are no contemporary written records of the Roman monarchy, so the stories of the early kings are primarily preserved in the works of historians Livy and Dionysius of Halicarnassus, who wrote seven centuries after the time of Romulus.
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