Late Rome Octavianus finally returned to Rome in 29 bc, where he celebrated a three day triumphLate Rome Octavianus finally returned to Rome in 29 bc, where he celebrated a three day triumph
Senate. ­He was given tribunal powers so that he could control the assemblies.­ Through his title Imperator, he also controlled the legions. To run this vast empire, Augustus created a bureaucracy of civil service
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Greater than the PyramidsGreater than the Pyramids
C for czar, which like "shah" and "kaiser" is a term meaning "absolute ruler", derived from the word "Caesar"
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ArchitectureArchitecture
The concrete core was covered with a plaster, brick, stone, or marble veneer, and decorative polychrome and gold-gilded sculpture was often added to produce a dazzling effect of power and wealth.[26]
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Early Rome The history of early Rome begins with the arrival of three peoples onto the Italian peninsula. ­First came the TerremareEarly Rome The history of early Rome begins with the arrival of three peoples onto the Italian peninsula. ­First came the Terremare
Roman Forum.­ Then, in about 900 bc, the Etruscans arrived, settling the coastal lands to the northwest of Rome.­ The later was the most influential on the early Romans
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Thinking about history and geographyThinking about history and geography
Under later rulers, Rome grew into a vast empire that stretched across Europe, touching Africa and western Asia. The influence of this great empire, including its laws, language, technology, and religion
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History p1: What is a Triumphal Arch?History p1: What is a Triumphal Arch?
A triumphal arch is a monument used to celebrate a military victory. The first arches were simple arches with one passage and sometimes adorned by reliefs and attached columns. The older arches were more elaborate
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Julius Caesar Marc Antony’s \"Funeral Speech\"Julius Caesar Marc Antony’s "Funeral Speech"
Romans" to reflect his appeal to their reason, Antony begins with "friends," which reflects the more emotional tact he will take throughout the rest of his speech
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