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Roman army from the Republic to the fall of Rome

By |2019-03-22T08:39:21-07:00September 5th, 2017|Romans, War|

Testudo formation on the Column of Trajan, Rome What did the Roman army do? The Roman army fought many wars over the long history of the Roman Empire. For hundreds of years they won pretty much all of their wars. In the early days of the Roman Republic, they beat the Etruscans. Then they beat [...]

Roman government – ancient Rome

By |2018-04-25T09:10:59-07:00September 2nd, 2017|Government, Romans|

The Senate house had great big bronze doors on it. (One of the Popes moved those doors to a Christian church in Rome, but they're still the same doors). From 500 BC to nearly 1500 AD, for two thousand years, Roman government had more or less the same system. Of course there were some changes in Roman government over that time too! [...]