January 14, 2013 •Those were the earliest
INTRODUCTIONTOROME •There were 3 major powers, all
TheAppealofRome •The first were the Greeks
• People who were interested in the •The italy was risky for anyone to
idea of creating a culture together go to by boat.
•The phoenicians were a strange
• Used legal precedents
• An experiment of creating a empire of merchants built on
harmonious existence sailing and finding raw materials
• Rome’s failure = a question of and shipping them to other
whether harmonious unions are civilizations
•They were the middle man in the
doomed to fail?
• 509 BC Rome becomes significant ancient world
player in Italy •The Etruscans were a federations
• That was when they started of 12 cities that worked together
insisting on their own freedom •They think they can tell the future
by looking at the liver of an ox
• By 1 BC they were REALLY big. A
whole empire was formed •Hepatoscopy was this guide that
• They ended up controlling the tells u what it means when a liver
whole Mediterranean empire. is fucked etc.
Christianity took Rome as its •Because their language is
• unrelated to others around them,
• 753-509BC:RegalPeriod its hard for us to understand their
• 509-31BC:Republic work and stuff
31BC-AD476:Empire/Imperial •At one period they begin to imitate
• Greek civilizations.
• Regal means to be ruled by kings •This is called the Orientalizing
• Republic means common wealth period, in the 7th to 6th c.
• Emperors appeared in the Imperial
time •They didn’t have symposia, they
just borrowed their images but
didn’t really participate in those
Italy kind of Greek activities.
• More hospital in comparison to •They had equality in men and
• Theres the Apennines mountains,
which are volcanics. Villanovans
• The volcanos send a lot of minerals •Not natives, they migrated here
and hence better soil.
• More fruitful, more wheat, more with other tribes
•Prospered in the souther part of
metal timber, etc etc. italy
• People will keep moving from sea •They had weird pottery
shore and the mountains, •They’re in a defensive position,
depending on the seasons
and its not open to naval attacks ROME’SVALUESONRANKANDSTATUS
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• It also means your ancestors and
RegalPeriod your future family etc.
• 7 kings = 245 years of ruling • Your ancestors are looking at you
Romulus was the founder of to see how you perform, and your
everything Roman. Such as descendants, the unborn, are also
marriage, tribes, etc. looking and judging you
• Numa was the founder of religion • This makes people very
and colleges for priest. conservative and controlled
Then there was Ancus Marcius who • The Atrium is a large op