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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 [...]

Arch of Titus – Ancient Rome

By |2019-01-31T05:43:49-07:00August 31st, 2017|Art, Romans|

Arch of Titus, Rome Who built the Arch of Titus? The Roman emperor Domitian built the Arch of Titus at one end of the Roman Forum in the 80s AD. Domitian wanted to remind people about his older brother, the Emperor Titus. Titus was already dead when the arch was built. The Flavian emperors The Roman forum All our Ancient Rome [...]

First Jewish revolt – West Asian history

By |2017-08-24T00:08:05-07:00August 24th, 2017|History, West Asia|

The Roman emperor Caligula The Roman conquest of Israel and Egypt in the last century BC brought many Jews into the Roman Empire (though many Jews lived in Babylon or elsewhere in the Parthian Empire as well). Many stayed in Israel, but others moved to Rome or other parts of the Roman Empire. Because they had a different religion [...]