Ancient Rome The Golden Age

Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome was an italic civilization that began in the eighth century of B.C. Which grew into a small town on central Italy's Tiber River into an empire. It peaked encompassed most of continental Europe,Britain,much of Western Asia,North Africa,and the Mediterranean islands.
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As the first Roman emperor (though he never claimed the title for himself), Augustus led Rome’s transformation from republic to empire during the tumultuous years following the assassination of his great-uncle and adoptive father Julius Caesar.
The Battle of Cannae

The Battle of Cannae

Was a major battle of the Second Punic War that took place on 2 August 216 BC in Apulia, in southeast Italy. The army of Carthage, under Hannibal, decisively defeated a larger army of the Roman Republic, under the consuls Lucius Aemilius Paullus and Gaius Terentius Varro.