Essays Tagged: "Roman emperor"

The fall of the Roman Empire

The Fall of the Roman Empire could be linked to many different aspects:army,citizens,barbarianism. Personally I thin ... barbarianism. Personally I think that all these reasons are linked and headed by the decline of the Roman emperor. The deficient Emperor role led to the lacking military response to invasions,civil wa ... ient Emperor role led to the lacking military response to invasions,civil war and peasant uprisings.ROMAN EMPIRE AND ITS EMPEROREver since the adoptive system which was installed by Marcus Aurelius wa ...

(6 pages) 331 0 2.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Charlemagne, bringer of the golden age of Europe.

centuries. He became ruler of a vast empire in Western Europe, and from 800AD on held the title of Roman Emperor. Later on Charlemagne acquired an almost divine status, both as a Catholic saint, and ... gne acquired an almost divine status, both as a Catholic saint, and as the hero of French epics and Romances. At his death in 814AD, what he left behind was a remarkably well organized and administere ...

(8 pages) 207 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Caligula: In Sickness and in Wealth This is a term paper about the life, reign and downfall of the Roman emperor Caligula

History has shown that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. The Roman emperor Gaius "Caligula" represents a perfect example of this truism. Caligula's abuse of powe ... orship as political experience.At twenty-four years of age, Caligula became emperor of Rome. To the Romans it was like a dream come true. The memory of Germanicus and compassion for a family that had ... The memory of Germanicus and compassion for a family that had been almost completely wiped out gave Romans extravagant joy. Just ten days after being acclaimed Imperator by the Senate, Caligula arrive ...

(18 pages) 102 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Roman emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus.

The Roman emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus or better known as Hadrian lived from 76-138 A.D. He was born ... om the barbarian tribes of the northern British Isles.He carried out his plan of building a massive roman temple on the site of the ruined Temple and renamed Jerusalem Colonia Aelia Capitolina. The Je ... rican jurist to create a definitive revision of the law. This collection of laws was a milestone in Roman law and provided the poor with at least a chance of gaining some limited knowledge of the lega ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Reasons for the Fall of the Western Roman Empire.

many pieces of writing containing facts and inferences about the reasons of the fall of the Western Roman Empire. After reading selections from a number of writings on this topic, it is somewhat clear ... a number of writings on this topic, it is somewhat clear what the main reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire were.The vast majority of the people in those times believed that the old civilization ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Why Charlemagne is the most influential person of the middle ages

historic coronation (crowning) in which pope Leo III claimed the political right to give the title "Roman Emperor" to a European King. This essentially ended in the joining of Germanic power and the c ... King. This essentially ended in the joining of Germanic power and the church as the heritage of the Roman Empire.During his reign, Charlemagne accomplished a number of things. He strengthened royal po ...

(2 pages) 75 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Rise and Fall of the McEmpire.

The McEmpire is in turmoil.Like the ancient Roman emperor Honorius as he watched the Visigoths pouring over the seven hills of Rome, McDonald's ...

(4 pages) 133 1 3.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Track and field- High Jump

ing, high jump and other field events all originated at the Olympic games in Greece, 776 B.C. After Roman Emperor Theodosius I abolished the games in 393 B.C. because he thought them to be a pagan act ...

(3 pages) 62 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

School District Bans To Kill a Mockingbird because of racist language. Do you agree with their decision?

him, but you will not rid men's minds of him." This quote by, Desiderius Erasmus, was said when the Roman Empire decided to burn all of Martin Luther's books, including his famous Textus Receptus, whi ... oks, including his famous Textus Receptus, which was a German translation of the New Testament. The Roman Empire did this because they did not want the people to learn about universal ideas and concep ...

(2 pages) 33 2 2.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Yigel and His Generals

the chapter and were willing to die for their beliefs in their God. They did not even give into the Roman emperor in letting them into their city with false Gods and with the eagle on the flag.Religio ... taught to give their life to their king and not anything else. This made things difficult with the Romans because they wanted to instill their views and Gods on the Jews. The Romans were a different ...

(3 pages) 9 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Boudicca

Trouble in Anglia. In 60 A.D., while Roman troops were busy in the final battle with the Druids on Anglesey Island (Wales), trouble arose ... ent kingship. The Iceni tribe, centred in the modern Norfolk, had reached an accommodation with the Romans, keeping their own territory in exchange for not making a fuss.Beginnings of the Revolt. The ... s, decided that it would be prudent to make his will assigning half of his personal property to the Roman emperor. When he died the Roman officials decided to interpret his will as a submission to the ...

(4 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The crusade and the crusades of today. Question 1> Is religion just a coverup for war? Question 2> why has war and religion always been walking hand in hand?

ns and the pope declared a holy war by travelling to France preaching to the highnesses.The eastern roman emperor Alexjos helped the crusade by getting gear and boats to travel across the sea to the w ... and dig in the ground there. Because he were told that there he would find the same spear that the roman soldiers killed Jesus with. The soldiers got their moral back and they continued towards Jerus ...

(8 pages) 58 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

An alternative view on cults in America

e parallel beginnings with traditional religions.Persecution of alternative religions today mirrors Roman criminalization of Christianity two thousand years ago. From the beginning, Christianity faced ... thousand years ago. From the beginning, Christianity faced alienated from the massive power of the Roman Empire. Under Roman Rule, if any conquered people rebelled; the punishment would culminate in ...

(10 pages) 69 1 3.4 Jun/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Inquisition

nd the Cathars. In France, the Templars were persecuted by the Inquisitors.In the year 392 A.D. the Roman Emperor Thodosius I outlawed every religion that was not Christian or Jewish. After he declare ...

(4 pages) 27 0 5.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Constantine

d what man could reunite Rome, this vast empire together, with just a dream? Constantine, who was a Roman emperor could, he was able to gain total power of Rome and reunite it, by establishing Christi ... so that they would gain power of Rome. After that Licinius attacked Maximin. Religion to the Romans was which deity could make them most successful in winning a war. They frequently sought out ...

(7 pages) 22 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Use of Spolia in Byzantium

ical message. The use of spolia was one of Constantine's ways of claiming the legitimacy of a great Roman emperor. However, the use of other spolia (eg. capitals and friezes) from other buildings, in ... ce, and one row in the north wall. In the tenth-century basilica at Mentzaina in Achaia, built on a Roman bath complex, the late antique Ionic capitals were used upside down as bases of the church's c ...

(8 pages) 16 0 3.5 Aug/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

King Philip II

EconomicsMovieKing Philip II obtained the thrown of Spain from his farther, the Roman Emperor Charles V. Philip inherited a lot of land in South America, including most of modern B ...

(1 pages) 20 1 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Constantine and christianity

Constantine was a Roman Emperor who ruled in the early 300's AD, and was arguably one of the most powerful person in h ... re of all his subjects to the religion, and he had no small domain. He also made Sunday an official Roman holiday so that more people could attend church, and made churches tax-exempt. However, many o ...

(3 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Caligula,claudius,and Nero

The roman Emperor had become a position of such prestige and power, that it turned the heads of weak-min ...

(1 pages) 1299 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Heroes Of The Past

quest to avenge the death of his wife and the death of his son. Maximus says this to Commodus (the Roman Emperor): "I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next" (Gladiator). Maximus could not ... them. Although they have some differences, these two stories and closely related and are excellent romances. Both of these two men have gone down in history as great heroes.Work Cited 1) Malory, sir ...

(3 pages) 908 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies