Essays Tagged: "Roman Republic"

Was Rome stronger during the republic or the empire? A question answered by looking at the governments of both of these eras of one of the greatest societies on earth.

Essay: Was Rome Stronger During the Republic or the Empire?The society of the Roman Republic was very strong while it existed. The first Romans helped to develop the nation that ... on that would turn into one of the best empires ever in the history of the world. The people of the Roman Republic set up a strong government, overcame class divisions, and started the conquest of tak ... suls headed up the government of the Republic. The consuls were the chief executive officers of the Roman Republic. They were chosen annually by voting done by the citizens of Rome. This annual electi ...

(4 pages) 175 1 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

History of the Roman Empire

Roman Empire, political system established by Rome that lasted for nearly five centuries. Historians ... blished by Rome that lasted for nearly five centuries. Historians usually date the beginning of the Roman Empire from 27 bc when the Roman Senate gave Gaius Octavius the name Augustus and he became th ... ean world. Rome had first expanded into other parts of Italy and neighboring territories during the Roman Republic (509-27 bc), but made wider conquests and solidified political control of these lands ...

(5 pages) 349 1 2.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

United States of the 21st Century faced with the same dilemma and problems that the Roman Republic faced as it transformed due its strength, into an empire.

The Roman Republic was established in 509 B.C., after Roman nobles overthrew the king. The new governmen ... the other. A consul served for only a year.The Senate was the most powerful government body of the Roman Republic. The Senate conducted foreign policy, passed decrees, and handled the government's fi ... ic War (264-241 B.C.), Rome conquered Sicily, an island off the tip of Italy, and made it the first Roman province. Rome also seized two other Mediterranean islands--Sardinia and Corsica. In the Secon ...

(5 pages) 89 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

United States of today is like the Roman Empire.

Essay: Is the United States of the 21st Century faced with the same dilemma and problems that theRoman Republic faced as it transformed due its strength, into an empire? Discuss yourStance based up ... ngth, into an empire? Discuss yourStance based upon knowledge and backed by historical research.The Roman Republic was established in 509 B.C., after Roman nobles overthrew the king. The new governmen ...

(6 pages) 107 1 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Fall of the Roman Empire

Both the Senate and certain individuals are responsible for the collapse of the Roman Republic. They would not allow any of the soldiers or poor people to have any of their land or ... e many reasons why they are both responsible.The Senate did many things to help the collapse of the Roman Republic. They would not carry out any reform measures that the people wanted because they did ... hat order were summoned by Pompey.There are certain individuals who are at fault of the fall of the Roman Republic. The main ones are Pompey, Julius Caesar and Lucius Cornelius Sulla. Lucius Cornelius ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Rome: Republic to Empire

One of the most powerful empires throughout the course of history was that of the Romans. The nearly five centuries, from 510-44 BC, marked the period known as the Roman Republic. Du ... me, Rome progressed from an insignificant state into a powerful authority. The dramatic rise of the Roman Republic and its ultimate evolution into the Roman Empire are historically important because o ... er defeating the Etruscans in 509 BC, Rome's political institution underwent many developments. The Romans, who had been previously ruled by a monarchy, replaced the king with two magistrates, called ...

(4 pages) 193 2 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Roman Republic - What it consisted of, and how it was formed.

The Roman RepublicAfter the monarchy ended around 509 BC, the roman culture formed a republic that led t ... re formed a republic that led to many changes that influenced the people and life as it were.In the roman republic there were 2 consuls who acted as chief generals/commanders as well as law enforcers, ... le to provide their own horse in the army, and would make up the cavalry. With the expansion of the Roman Empire, the middle class profited to a great extent.This was a very productive time period of ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The History of the Romans: Development of Government and Law

The History of the Romans: Development of Government and LawThe Romans began their existence as a small city under Etru ... they were able to assemble their first government. As their wealth, power and population grew, the Romans were able to increase their territorial gains. As they expanded their territory throughout th ... rease their territorial gains. As they expanded their territory throughout the Roman Empire and the Roman Republic, they altered their government and enhanced their laws; both of which have been very ...

(15 pages) 150 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Roman Forum.

The founding of the Roman Republic was traditionally assigned to the year 509 B.C. The Roman forum lies at the foot of t ... sed as burial grounds for the "hut dwellers" that lived on the Palatine and other hills nearby. The Roman Forum became a symbol of democracy of the Republic. This is where civic activities took place. ... was where citizens voted and trials were held. It stood in the open space in front of the Curia.The Roman Forum was never built over although civic buildings lined the roads that ran through it. The m ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Roman Citizenship

The Roman Republic became one of the most powerful and ruthless Empire's on the face of the planet and t ... he people of that time. There were also 'pre-requisites' recorded in the requirements of becoming a Roman citizen and keeping that role. Roman citizenship itself was originally difficult to obtain but ... 'lowly freemen'.There was a complex set of rules to be taken into account when it came to granting Roman citizenship to the people. Even the birth of a child to a citizen was not always a guarantee o ...

(5 pages) 1966 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Evolution of Criminal Law: From the Common Law to Modern Statutes and the Model Penal Code

path towards our current Jurisprudence then diverges, proceeding from these legal luminaries to the Roman Republic and to the Gauls, Franks and Germanic people who populated the European Continent dur ... framed primary in economic terms, the cost of involuntary manslaughter being "half a mina in money."Roman law, by contrast, combined economic sanctions with draconian physical punishments. In 451 B.C. ...

(18 pages) 152 0 3.3 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Roman Imperialism In The Late Republic

In E. Badian's book, Roman Imperialism in the Late Republic, he discusses the actions of the Senate, consuls, Caesars, an ... he Rome was expanded considerably between 200 and 27BC. This was predominantly the expansion of the Roman Republic. Rome had extended from the Italian peninsula into, the Balkans, Asia Minor, Gaul, Sp ... eninsula into, the Balkans, Asia Minor, Gaul, Spain, and North Africa. This map shows the extent of Roman Republic's expansion around the end of the 1st century BC.This significant expansion seems und ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Collapse Roman Empire

The Roman Republic began to decline around the year 65 B.B. and finally fell in 31 B.C. Before the decli ... decline around the year 65 B.B. and finally fell in 31 B.C. Before the decline of the Republic the Roman Civilization was one of the strongest and wealthiest civilizations in the world. It modeled ma ... It was one of the only civilizations of its time to have a democratic government. Unfortunately the Roman Democracy was not completely fair to all its citizens. As the Republic grew it became harder f ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Italian Facism

ndle of lictors, or axe-headed rods that symbolized the unchallenging state of authority within the Roman Republic (Mosse 210). Unlike Marxism, Fascism succeeded in gaining the respect of hard-working ...

(2 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Italian Facism

ndle of lictors, or axe-headed rods that symbolized the unchallenging state of authority within the Roman Republic (Mosse 210). Unlike Marxism, Fascism succeeded in gaining the respect of hard-working ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Roman Women and their Legal Rights

hange still today. In some cultures, woman are inferior to men such as during the time of the Early Roman Republic when society was dominated by males.In Early Rome, woman were not given a whole lot o ... riage gave the woman greater independence and more right of inheritance in her father?s family. The Roman states granted women even fewer rights than had the Greek states but probably permitted them g ...

(3 pages) 854 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Gladiators: He was a Soldier of Rome. Honour Him!

storically accurate, the movie did portray a very accurate depiction of the lives and values of the Romans. The gladiatorial games in Rome were not only entertainment for the masses, but also used for ... the violence that the viewer sees in the movie, "Gladiator" is just a small glimpse into that of a Romans daily life, and everywhere you turned, like in the movie, Romans were faced death and how you ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Julias Caesar - A Misunderstood Hero

vement. Brutus did take part in Caesar's murder, but he wasn't the only one, he was one of the many Roman senators who accompanied him in the act. They all feared that the republic was in danger under ... all feared that the republic was in danger under Caesar's control. Brutus was always devoted to the Roman republic. When he saw his chance, he took it. It was fitting that Brutus was considered by his ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

The Aftermath of Carthage, the consequences of the defeat of Carthage on the Roman Empire

The Aftermath of CarthageThe defeat of Carthage gave way to a new era in the Roman republic, characterised by numerous consequences. A great and worthy foe had been removed, how ... tanding for the senate or the common people.To begin, we must first understand the situation of the Roman Empire after the last Punic war. With Carthage defeated, there is no one left to fight, theref ... quest inevitably cesses. This gives way to a lack of economic benefits such as plunder, meaning the roman people are facing a limitation of profit. Also, this lack of benefit as well as the fact that ...

(3 pages) 664 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History