Who is Rome's worst enemy?

Plasmodium falciparum, a virulent type of malaria parasite that invaded Italy in the late 4th/early 5th century;Probably Variola virus (Smallpox): the Antonine Plague;Either MeV (measles virus) or an unspecified hemorrhagic fever: the Plague of Cyprian.Possibly the Antonine Plague was measles and the Plague of Cyprian was Smallpox. The sources aren't clear enough to be certain.Sorry if this is

What were Ancient Rome's accomplishments?

Ancient Rome encompasses the Early Kingdom (753–508 BC), the Republic (508–27 BC) and the Empire (27 BC-473 AD.) The Roman East became the Byzantine Empire, which lasted to 1453 AD. During this period, Rome gave the world:-Epic literature (Vergil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphoses.)-Semi-modern (heavily biased) history (Josephus, Tacitus etc.)-Imperial government under Caesar, with unity throughout the Empire.-A highly precise

Why was Rome ruthless?

An entertaining question but I doubt if there is a very useful answer to be found outside sociology or philosophy of the human condition. You might just as well ask why Russia or the United States are ruthless nowadays. Man

Did ancient Rome have gambling?

Recall John 19:24, where the soldiers that crucified Jesus cast lots for his undergarment, which was seamless (interesting analogue in modern times). The soldiers had equally shared His other clothes but were loathe to tear the undergarment (likely made of silk and therefore valuable) into four

Who allowed Christianity in Rome?

There is an argument to be made the original founder of Christianity was Paul, but Emperor Constantine of Rome both accelerated its acceptance, while corrupting some of its underlying themes.In 325 the Council of Nicaea assembled under the direction of Constantine, a brutal sociopath who murdered his eldest son, decapitated his brother-in-law and killed

What if the Roman Empire had never risen?

So basically Rome stays just a backwards tribe? They never expand at all?The Carthaginian Empire would have found only one rival, the Hellenics. and maybe china later on.In that case their trade empire would have spread both to the Northern tribes, but also south to Africa. Their influence would spread out. and since they didn't believe in conquest by

What is Rome like?

Rome is a city that contains in it all the history from the Roman Age to the present. If you have the luck to visit the city, you will see with your eyes.For more information about Italy and Italian cities, please visit Italy Archives - Epicwander

What made Rome great?

Rome was great for a multitude of reasons, with the foremost being that it still has an effect on us in some for today, and it's longevity which makes it stand out from so many other empires. I'm going to break this down into different ideas to make it easy to understand and follow along:Roman

Were people more gullible in the past?

No. People have always been and remain gullible. It is the nature of mankind that we are easily led and trusting. That is why people allow themselves to be conned cheated and taken advantage of.

Why is Rome significant?

Ancient Rome brought civilization to all of Europe, and enhanced it throughout the rest of the Mediterranean, as well as giving the world a plethora of languages based on Latin and Greek (The two most spoken languages in Ancient Rome).They perfected pitched battle warfare, which enabled them to fight toe to toe with every enemy and

Why was Rome ruthless?

An entertaining question but I doubt if there is a very useful answer to be found outside sociology or philosophy of the human condition. You might just as well ask why Russia or the United States are ruthless nowadays. Man

Was Ancient Rome great? If it was, why?

I'm going to assume that you are talking about the Roman Empire, Ancient Rome wasn't great it was EPIC for a multitude of reasons,The Roman civilisation lasted 2000 ish years from the founding of Rome in 700 bc to the fall of the eastern Roman Empire

What Nero did for Rome?

It is said that the first five years of his reign were very succesful and prosperous for Rome and the Empire. But mostly because he was assisted by his advisors Seneca and Burrus.But when the years passed, Nero lost himself and his reign in

What type of art and architecture did Rome have after the fall of Rome?

Thanks for the A2A.Within the Italian peninsula, several churches give a good example of ecclesiastical architecture and art.The first is Saint Apollinaire, in Ravenna. By the time of Rome's sacking in 410, the city held little real significance and was merely a cultural relic of days past. The real Imperial power was held in Ravenna,

What if Rome took Scotland?

Well, they tried, but when they found there was nothing there worth having, they retreated back behind their southern wall, built in the emperor Hadrian's time. The Antonine wall further north was the earliest one but was evacuated as being difficult to defend.Looking at it militarily, roads didn't exist and it was a fair distance from the southern wall

What are some ancient Roman artifacts?

This is a question with an almost infinite number of answers because ancient Roman artefacts are being unearthed, discovered, and found under the sea in countries from a Britain, up to Germany, down to Northern Africa and across to Iran.Artefacts could be small things like coins, bearing the stamp of Consuls in the Republican era,

Did Rome create anything?

This is interesting...

What is the legacy of ancient Rome to modern civilization in the U.S.?

Rome's legacy is huge, including but not limited to our ideas of law, art, and warfare. (please comment more if you think of them).Law:The idea of a trial by jury is Roman in origin. It was not a jury of one's peers, but a jury of nobles.

What are some of the great squares in Rome?

Piazza San Pietro (St. Peter's square, just in front of the Basilica)Piazza del Popolo (a big square, with an obelisc with fountains in the middle, three churches, and from which begins Via del Corso, the main street of the historical centre of the city)Piazza Venezia (at the end of Via del Corso, just in front of the

What were Ancient Rome's accomplishments?

Ancient Rome encompasses the Early Kingdom (753–508 BC), the Republic (508–27 BC) and the Empire (27 BC-473 AD.) The Roman East became the Byzantine Empire, which lasted to 1453 AD. During this period, Rome gave the world:-Epic literature (Vergil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphoses.)-Semi-modern (heavily biased) history (Josephus, Tacitus etc.)-Imperial government under Caesar, with unity throughout the Empire.-A highly precise

Did Rome create anything?

This is interesting...

Where is Rome?

In Italy.Even strangers can find it there sometimes.LGHH

Did ancient Rome have gambling?

Recall John 19:24, where the soldiers that crucified Jesus cast lots for his undergarment, which was seamless (interesting analogue in modern times). The soldiers had equally shared His other clothes but were loathe to tear the undergarment (likely made of silk and therefore valuable) into four

Who allowed Christianity in Rome?

There is an argument to be made the original founder of Christianity was Paul, but Emperor Constantine of Rome both accelerated its acceptance, while corrupting some of its underlying themes.In 325 the Council of Nicaea assembled under the direction of Constantine, a brutal sociopath who murdered his eldest son, decapitated his brother-in-law and killed

How is Ancient Rome under Modern Rome?

You can see many archaeological sites under current Rome, visits are organized every week end. Easily found on newspaper or internet. Really outstanding. You can find houses, villas, street, the roman mint, several Mithraei, a roman street is today used as cellars for the current houses, my favourite restaurant has a roman

What made Rome, Rome?

Thumbs up to the answers from User-10661484422791150723 and User.Rome was founded on one of the most advantageous locations in Italy, in front of the small island used by any merchant to cross the Tiber (from and towards Magna Graecia and the Etruscan poleis).They

What if ancient rome survived?

It did.It was only the Western Roman Empire which collapsed: the Eastern Roman Empire survived all through the Middle Ages until 1453 and its last remnants fell only in 1461. We just call it the Byzantine Empire for some obscure reasons, but it was the Roman Empire..The underlying reason for the decay

How powerful was Rome?

Very. They were the first and in all likelihood the last power to control the entire Mediterranean basin. And it was no less diverse then than it is today, culturally and ethnically speaking. They had, for a time, an immensely powerful military with superior training, discipline, and equipment.

What are some of the great squares in Rome?

Piazza San Pietro (St. Peter's square, just in front of the Basilica)Piazza del Popolo (a big square, with an obelisc with fountains in the middle, three churches, and from which begins Via del Corso, the main street of the historical centre of the city)Piazza Venezia (at the end of Via del Corso, just in front of the

Why did Rome go corrupt?

Usual historian answer: ever-higher taxes for funds needed to create and support empire growth caused loss of private farm ownership by small-scale growers at the end of the republican period, when Rome became an empire, dispensing freebies

What are some ancient Roman artifacts?

This is a question with an almost infinite number of answers because ancient Roman artefacts are being unearthed, discovered, and found under the sea in countries from a Britain, up to Germany, down to Northern Africa and across to Iran.Artefacts could be small things like coins, bearing the stamp of Consuls in the Republican era,

Roman Empire: What would the world be like today if Rome had never fallen?

For this scenario let's assume that after Marcus Aurelius' death his son, Commodus, was actually as good a leader as his father. Then assume that this succession of wise emperors would continue indefinitely until AD 2000 at least.

How did Christianity change Rome?

In ways beyond human imagining. Christianity took a pagan culture where human life was not worth anything unless you happen to be an adult male citizen, and gave every human person from a brand new foetus to an extremely old, blind great-grandfather

Who is Rome's worst enemy?

Plasmodium falciparum, a virulent type of malaria parasite that invaded Italy in the late 4th/early 5th century;Probably Variola virus (Smallpox): the Antonine Plague;Either MeV (measles virus) or an unspecified hemorrhagic fever: the Plague of Cyprian.Possibly the Antonine Plague was measles and the Plague of Cyprian was Smallpox. The sources aren't clear enough to be certain.Sorry if this is

Since Ancient Rome was so great, why isn't Italy the greatest economy even in Europe?

In "Roman times" Rome did dominate the western European economy to a tremendous degree.  After the end of the Second Punic War (ended 200BC) when Rome's major western rival, Carthage, was reduced to a second-class power until Rome was sacked by the Goths in 410AD, Rome was the largest and

How did Augustus change Rome?

Transcript of How did Augustus change the way of life for the Romans?How did Augustus change the way of life for the Romans?Administrative changes• Augustus established a new era of responsible government.• He appointed capable people, no matter what their family background,

What type of art and architecture did Rome have after the fall of Rome?

Thanks for the A2A.Within the Italian peninsula, several churches give a good example of ecclesiastical architecture and art.The first is Saint Apollinaire, in Ravenna. By the time of Rome's sacking in 410, the city held little real significance and was merely a cultural relic of days past. The real Imperial power was held in Ravenna,

When did Rome become Catholic?

The original question is:When did Rome become Catholic?Answer:In 313 AD or 325 AD, when Constantine legitimized Catholicism.What is the origin of the Roman Catholic Church?https://www.gotquestions.org/ori...For the first 280 years of Christian history, Christianity was banned by the Roman Empire,

What was the Ancient Roman worldview?

To the Roman citizen you were either Roman or you were barbarian. A barbarian was hardly better than an animal. Citizenship came with responsibilities but it also came with privileges unmatched even in out time. At its peak a Roman could travel anywhere in the known world, if he was robbed or assaulted the

What were Ancient Rome's accomplishments?

Ancient Rome encompasses the Early Kingdom (753–508 BC), the Republic (508–27 BC) and the Empire (27 BC-473 AD.) The Roman East became the Byzantine Empire, which lasted to 1453 AD. During this period, Rome gave the world:-Epic literature (Vergil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphoses.)-Semi-modern (heavily biased) history (Josephus, Tacitus etc.)-Imperial government under Caesar, with unity throughout the Empire.-A highly precise

Did Latin originate in Rome?

It seems that in the ancient Rome, only part of the citizen spoke Latin. In fact, there was not a single uniform language: many people still spoke Greek, another band of the population in Rome spoke Etruscan (ancient population north of Rome) and a small percentage expressed

What if Rome took Scotland?

Well, they tried, but when they found there was nothing there worth having, they retreated back behind their southern wall, built in the emperor Hadrian's time. The Antonine wall further north was the earliest one but was evacuated as being difficult to defend.Looking at it militarily, roads didn't exist and it was a fair distance from the southern wall

What is the legacy of ancient Rome to modern civilization in the U.S.?

Rome's legacy is huge, including but not limited to our ideas of law, art, and warfare. (please comment more if you think of them).Law:The idea of a trial by jury is Roman in origin. It was not a jury of one's peers, but a jury of nobles.

What was life like in Rome?

It depends on what period. Early Republic, Mid Republic or the end of the Republic. The Early Empire, lets say til the end of Trajan's empire or the end of the Pagan empire. The beginning of the Christian empire with Constantine to the death of Valentinian. Rome after the Theodosian

How bad was crime in ancient Rome?

If you go to Pompeii you will be struck by how fortified the homes are built. The walls of the better estates are very thick. The doors are made of very heavy wood and not only bolted at night but also use what we would call