Children in Ancient Rome

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Children in Ancient Rome were treated differently. Their survival chances after birth were heavily determined by their gender and the family’s financial status.  To a newborn, the ways of Rome were not all kind. They …

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Ancient Egyptian Timeline

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Ancient Egypt ruled for over 30 centuries from the predynastic period ( 6000 B.C.E ) until the death of Cleopatra VII, the last ruler of the Ptolemaic Period ( 30 B.C.E.  During the 30 centuries, …

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The Roman Republic and the Roman Empire

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The amusing foundation of Ancient Rome goes along with its historical evidence and incidents. In 509 BC, the Roman Republic’s initial outlook brought forth expectations of a new era. Its ultimate downfall devastated public screeches …

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The Last Emperor of Rome

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Romulus Augustulus, Flavius Momyllus Romulus Augustulus, was the last Western Roman emperor or Roman Emperor overall. He reigned from 31 October 475 until 4 September 476.  Born in 461 AD, he was named Romulus after …

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Government and Society in Ancient Greece

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Greeks organized themselves by forming city-states and set up different systems of governance to run those states, with democracy as the most popular.  City-states Ancient Greece was a combination of city-states. Cities of different sizes …

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Rise and Fall of the Persian empire

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The earliest of the Persians are found in the Assyrian writings, where they are labeled as “Parsua.” The Persian tribes, along with other smaller tribes, spent a long time under Syrian rule.  When powerful kings …

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