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4 09, 2017

Roman Imperial Cult – Roman religion

By |2019-09-11T05:24:18-07:00September 4th, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

Imperial cult: The Roman general Pompey Worshipping rulers as gods The Roman general Pompey conquered West Asia around 50 BC. He was embarrassed to find that people there were worshipping him as a god. Who was Pompey? Roman religion and gods All our ancient Rome articles Sacrifice and statues They would come out of the cities to pray [...]

3 09, 2017

The five good emperors – Rome’s golden age

By |2018-04-25T10:04:09-07:00September 3rd, 2017|History, Romans|0 Comments

The Roman emperor Domitian, assassinated in 96 AD When Domitian was assassinated in 96 AD, people were very much afraid that it would be like after the assassination of Julius Caesar, or after Nero's suicide, and there would be another civil war. Quickly the Senate met and chose one of the senators to be emperor. The Roman emperor [...]