The Roman Empire Research Paper by hicaliber

The Roman Empire
A review of the Roman empire and a discussion as to why Rome, which began as a city-state, was so much more successful than Athens in creating and maintaining an empire.
# 94028 | 1,034 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Apr 19, 2007 in Anthropology (Europe) , History (Greek and Roman) , Anthropology (General) , History (General)

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This paper describes the structure of the Roman empire during the time period known as the principate. The paper reviews how the Romans governed their provinces, what methods were used to secure and protect them, the taxation policies, ways in which Roman ideology and values were impressed upon subjugated peoples, and how the Romans exploited the natural and human resources of their conquests.

The Principate
Rome over Athens?

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "Principate." Wikipedia.
  • "Roman Governor." Wikipedia.
  • "Romanization (cultural)." Wikipedia.
  • "Roman Provincial Government." UNRV History.
  • "Frequently Asked Questions." Roman Empire.

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