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10 months ago
10 months ago
Rome was a dangerous place during the 70bc. "Politicians and generals went to war to increase there powers even as political order broke down in Rome ." But politically inspired riots to restor the power of the tribunes. All in while more people throughout the republic come to the city and adding more confunsion.
pompey's allies in the Senate ordered Caesar to give up his command of his armies.
Caesers army chased Pompeys forces for a year. Then they finally defeated Pompey in Greece . But Pompey was killed when the king of Egyptian ordered him to be killed.
When Caeser returned to Rome he made himself dictator for life. He worked to improve roman society many people resented the way he gained power. They were also concerened he wanted to be king of rome.
Ceasar has reduced the senators power. The senators feaared that his power would grow. A group of senators attacked Caesar in the senate and stabbed to death
Their army caught up to the killers near Philippi in northern Greece. Anthony and Octavian soundly defeated their opponents. After the battle, the last of Caesar´s murders killed themselves.
Antony behavior was not good so it led to civil war. Octavian sent a fleet to attack Anthony.
Romans had taken over Gual and much of central Europe
Octavian announced that he was giving up his power to the senate. But in reality he kept his power.
After they battle of Philippi , Octavian returned to Italy. Anthony went east to fight Romeś enemies Anthony married octavians sister. But eight years later there was a divorce and he went to marry Cleopatra.
The roman Empire was a time of general peace and prosperity. Stable government and a well-run army helped Rome grow wealthy. it was called PaxRomana, or roman peace.
PaxRomana, or roman peace ended
Only people living in Italy could be Roman citizen. no one else had the right to participate in the goverment. But over time cittizenship spread.
All free people living in government in the Roman empire were given the rights of citizens
To improve health, Roman doctor s studied the works of Greeks. A great doctor in the empire was Galen.He was a Greek Surgeon who studied the body he also describes the values of the heart and noted differences of the viens and arteries.
At its height the Roman empire included all the land around the Mediterranean Sea. The empire stretched from Britain south to Egypt. From the Atlantic ocean all the way to the Syrian Desert
Emperors has giving up some of the land the roman army had conquered.
the Romans defended themselves from these invasions for 200 years
the ottoman Turks capture Constantinople, bringing an end to the Eastern Roman empire
Caeser was a good general. the romans admired his bravery and his skill in battle and his soldiers respected him for treating them well. Caesar conquared almost all of Gual-an area that today is france.
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