Roman Empire

The Roman Empire was the greatest ancient empire of Europe. At the height of its power in 117 AD, it ruled over considerable parts of Europe, as well as much of North Africa and the Middle East.

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<blockquote>Haec est Italia diis sacra.<br> <small>"This is Italy, [land] sacred to the Gods." &ndash; Pliny the Elder</small></blockquote>

As with many ancient civilizations, Rome began as a city-state, founded, according to tradition, in 753&nbsp;BC as an elective kingdom.


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