What did Tiberius do for Rome?

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Tiberius Caesar Augustus was the successor of emperor Augustus of Rome, born on November 16, 42 B.C, to queen Livia Drusilla and Tiberius Claudius Nero, a Roman senator. They contributed to uplifting the crippling Roman …

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Was Commodus a good emperor?

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Commodus’s legacy clearly stated he was not a good emperor for Rome. Caesar Marcus Aurelius Commodus Antoninus Augustus, also known as Commodus, was a Roman emperor vilified as one of the bloody tyrants.  He was …

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How did Marius Reform the Roman Army?

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The Marian reforms were established in 107 BC by the politician Gaius Marius. They were the reformed ancient Roman Army named after Marius. The changes arose after the Roman Republic’s military and logistics stopped flowing …

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Is Gladiator a True Story?

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“Are you not entertained?” exclaims Russell Crowe, who plays General Maximus Decimus Meridius in the Academy Award-winning film Gladiator. The crowd responds with cheers after witnessing Maximus defeat multiple gladiators. Filmgoers were entertained, and it …

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Why was Julius Caesar Assassinated

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Julius Caesar was fatally stabbed in Rome, Italy, on March 15, 44 B.C.E. He was the Roman Republic’s dictator, and his murderers were Roman magistrates. These political supporters contributed to the creation of Roman politics …

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Life of Slaves in Ancient Rome

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Slavery was a prominent practice in ancient Rome, where slaves were granted no personal rights. Every form of abuse befell them as they were regarded as property under Roman law. Rome’s economy was dependent on …

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Revolt of the Batavi

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All great civilizations of history have experienced revolutions and the tides of war. One of the greatest civilizations of all time- the Roman civilization, was no different. It saw its fair share of revolts and …

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