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<p>"Julius Caesar"</p> <p>"Vini, Vidi, Vici" (The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations 10-3-99) which in</p> <p>English means "I came, I saw, I conquered." This was Julius Caesar's motto when he</p> <p>was a soldier and invading different provinces. For this quote to still be recognized today</p> <p>is a compliment to Caesar's importance and fame at the time. Julius Caesar is considered</p> <p>by some historians to be Rome's greatest…

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Rome term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>Why exactly did the western Roman Empire fall? The decline of the empire began when Marcus Aurelius became the ruler in192 A.D. and continued for 200 years following that. Of the numerous reasons that caused the fall of the empire, the most influential dealt with Rome&rsquo;s political, military, and economic decay.</p> <p>The deterioration of politics was the greatest set back of the empire. After Augustus…

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<p>Socrates, considered by many historians as the greatest mind to ever live, spent his final days under the false accusations of the law. These accusation were that Socrates was not worshipping the gods of the popular ancient culture, and was also corrupting the young with his constant questioning of the truths of other philosophers. Socrates defended himself under the eyes of the court, and proved…

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<p>Why Socrates should be found guilty? In 470 B. C or 469 B. C a Greek Philosopher named Socrates was born in Athens. He was the son of Sophroniscus who was a sculptor. Researchers has said that Socrates was brought up as a sculptor. Socrates later abandoned it. When Peloponesion war broke out, Socrates went into active service and he earned high praises by the…

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<p>John Maxwell</p> <p>Anthropology</p> <p>June 17, 1997</p> <p>The Ancient Mariners of the Mediterranean and Ming Dynasty China:</p> <p>A Comparison of Seafaring in the Ancient World</p> <p>'Audaces fortuna iuvat!” This Roman motto which literally means 'fortune favors the bold” has been cited as a common adage used by business men during the apogee of Roman Imperial domination. Most historians who have studied the Roman world of the…

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<p>Constantinople: The Gateway City</p> <p>Constantinople was built in 330 CE, by the first Christian emperor, Constantine. Constantinople ruled much of the deserted Roman Empire many years after Constantine s death. Constantinople can be described as a Gateway City by its geographic features, the cultural influences, and the historical influences upon the rest of the world.</p> <p>Constantinople was positioned upon a major seaport called Byzantium. The…

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<p>HIS101</p> <p>Builders of a Beautiful Kingdom</p> <p>The Ancient Roman culture had a direct impact on how we view art, literature, architecture, education and religion. Early Roman civilizations were very sophisticated and idealistic. They build great architectural buildings and performed famous playwrights at these ancient places. Romans were considered to most advanced civilization of their time. With beautiful statues, well designed buildings, and some of the…

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Justinian term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>Justinian I Justinian had a very significant role in world</p> <p>history. There are many things that are</p> <p>overlooked when speaking of Justinian. For instance,</p> <p>Justinian was a great architect. Many times</p> <p>we overlook the little characteristics of Justinian and we</p> <p>focus on the code of Justinian. Justinian</p> <p>was born a barbarian, probably born of Slavic parents in</p> <p>Illyia. We know nothing of his early years</p>…

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<p>Septimus Severus Revisited</p> <p>Beginning with Edward Gibbons in the late Nineteenth century, L. Septimus Severus has been the man that historians have loved to hate. Historians have maligned his rule as brutal and ineffectual. Gibbons, in his treatise The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, called Septimus "the principle author of the decline of the Roman Empire" (Gibbons 141). However, these historians have overlooked…

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<p>In the year 1162, Temujin was born, later to be known and feared as the great Genghis Khan. Merkit warriors poisoned his father when he turned ten years old, and then became chief. The whole tribe fled. He lived a lonely life, owning only seven sheep, sometimes digging for food.</p> <p>"My greatest good fortune was to chase and defeat my enemies, conquer his lands and…

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