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Rome

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Rome
by Casey Mann
& Ethan Schermer Gladiaters Gladiaters Julius Ceaser Rome was actually formed when villages moved together and created it. It was the perfect defense with the seven hills. Rome The river sits right next to Rome for perfect transportation of goods and for battle. Rome has a perfect defense with the seven hills in front of them and the river to there back. The Roman Republic The early years of the Roman Republic were hard.
They had to deal with the Etruscan cities trying to regain Rome. Fighting off the Etruscan's was the
chief task for the consuls. It all started in 509 B.C.E "summary: ancient rome." eduplace.com. N.p.. Web. 20 Dec 2012. <http://www.eduplace.com/ss/socsci/books/content/ilessons/6/ils_gr6_c10_l3.pdf>. Each year the Senate elected two leaders who took charge of the government and the military. A patrician was a person who were rich land owners. A plebeian was an ordinary, working male citizen. The Senate was usually a patrician. The Roman Republic grew and grew into Spain and Greece. Roman Republic fell in 27 B.C. when Octavian assumed power as Emporer. The start of Rome That's not how it really started. Which leads to Julius Ceaser. Here is a Myth about Romulus and Remus. They were left for dead but found and raised by a she wolf. The wolf left them and Romulus and Remus found a spot for a city. They eventually couldn't decide who was to rule it so they fought over it. Romulus won and called the city Rome. Emperor from 54 to 68 A.D . "What does the word vatican mean." biblelight .net. N.p.. Web. 1 Jan 2013. <http://biblelight.net/vatican.htm>. . "how democratic was the roman republic." tawesterns.wikispage. N.p.. Web. 1 Jan 2013. <http://taswestern-studies.wikispaces.com/How democratic was the Roman Republic?>. Pompey tries to reveal Ceaser of his commands and Civil War breaks out Pompey is defeated also killed as he fled to Egypt. Gladiators The first recorded gladiatorial fight was staged in 264AD when three pairs of slaves who were selected to fight at the funeral of a prominent Roman He became Emperor at age 17 Invasions by the German tribes from the north increased significantly during 235-284 AD, also known as the ‘Barracks Emperors’ period. In this period, as many as 20 different emperors ruled Rome. Fall of Rome Constantine moved the capital of Rome to Constantinople because Rome suffered from conflicts of Barbarian attackers. Rome also suffered from their own people because of the lack of loyalty to the empire within its own borders. Modern Rome Today Rome is home to 2,777,979 Roman foods Pizzas and Pasta! Pizzas and Pastas! citations www.roman-colosseum.info." roman colosseum. N.p.. Web. 2 Jan 2013. if the Emperor wasn’t impressed with the winner he would point his thumb down, which would prompt the release of hungry lions on him. c Julius Caesar's birth July 13, 100 B.C., marked the beginning of a new chapter in Roman history. He rises to power The Gualic wars Civil War Caesars Death Gladiators The first recorded gladiatorial fight was staged in 264AD when three pairs of slaves who were selected to fight at the funeral of a prominent Roman. The role of the Gladiator became big business in the Roman Empire. Careers and jobs were started. Large sums of money could be won by gambling on the gladiator fights. Emperor Honorius, decreed the end of gladiatorial contests in 399 AD Emperor Honorius, decreed the end of gladiatorial contests in 399 AD Nero Roman Emperor from 54 to 68 AD. He became Emperor at age 17 Nero persecuted the Christians living in Rome because he blamed them for the Great Fire Some Christians were torn apart by dogs as others were used as torches to light Nero's gardens and parties Nero died on June 9th, 68 AD, choosing to commit suicide rather than face the decree of the Senate which had sentenced him to be flogged to death because of his loss of power over his own armies and allies. Invasions by the German tribes from the north increased significantly during 235-284 AD, also known as the ‘Barracks Emperors’ period. In this period, as many as 20 different emperors ruled Rome. The Western Roman Empire which was ruled by the City of Rome fell because of the lack of manpower to defend its borders from Barbarians who all wanted a piece of the Roman Land. Bad Emperor after Bad Emperor was put on the throne. Constantine moved the capital of Rome to Constantinople because Rome suffered from conflicts of Barbarian attackers. Rome also suffered from their own people because of the lack of loyalty to the empire within its own borders. In 1453, the Muslims breached the walls and conquered Constantinople destroying the Byzantine Empire and establishing the Ottoman Empire which reigned until the end of World War I. Roman Colisium The Colosseum of Rome is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. According to the City of Rome, nearly 700,000 euros worth of coins gets tossed into the Trevi Fountain each year. The proceeds are donated to Caritas to help the needy. Trevi Fountain 700,000 euros are thrown in here a year!
One euro equals 70 cents
All money is donated to charities
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