According to legend, Ancient Rome was founded by the two brothers...
The Extent of the Roman Empire
Time has seen the rise and fall of a number of great empires -...
Interview: Rome: A History in Seven Sackings
No city on earth has preserved its past quite like Rome. Visitors...
The Roman Empire, at its height (c. 117 CE), was the most extensive...
Fall of the Western Roman Empire
To many historians, the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the...
Over many centuries and across many territories the Romans were...
In many societies, ancient and modern, religion has performed a...
The Price of Greed: Hannibal's Betrayal by Carthage
Although Hannibal’s forces were defeated on the field at...
The Roman Senate functioned as an advisory body to Rome's magistrates and...
Administrative & Government Buildings of the Roman Forum
The roman Forum (Forum Romanum) was the main and central forum...
Roman emperors ruled over the Imperial Roman Empire starting with...
Roman architecture continued the legacy left by the earlier architects...