The Ancient Romans
In legend Rome was founded in 753BC by Romulus, its first king. In 509BC Rome became a republic ruled by the Senate (wealthy landowners and elders) and the Roman people. During the 450 years of the republic Rome conquered the rest of Italy and then...
The city of Rome originates as a village of the Latini in the 8th century BC. At first
ruled by kings, the Roman Republic is established in 509 BC. During the 5th ...
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CHAPTER. I. INTRODUCTION—The Land and the People. THE ROMAN
KINGDOM. PERIOD I. ROME UNDER THE EARLY KINGS (B.C. 753-616?) II.
Empire can refer to the land the Romans
started acquiring during the Roman
Republic, but also refers to the third major period in Roman history
, the time when Rome was ruled by emperors. The nature of the rule changed form the start, when the leader was at le... More »
Includes biographies of emperors, timelines, interactive maps, and sections on
the society and the military.
The founding of Rome goes back to the very early days of civilization. It is so old,
it is today known as 'the eternal city'. The Romans believed that their city was ...
According to legend, Ancient Rome was founded by the two brothers, and demi-
gods, Romulus and Remus, on 21 April 753. The legend claims that, in an ...
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A full-text lecture that serves as an introduction toa series of lectures on ancient
Rome. Covers the period up to the founding of the Roman Republic.