Classical Empires

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Classical empires

Mediterranean had a lot of great empires. Greek polis, Roman Republic, Roman Empire. These are some of the great Empires. Socrates, Plato, Aristotle are people that had the biggest impact on these great Empires. Ancient Europe had great emperor. Alexander the great was one of the most famous emperor during this time period. During this time period the religion Christianity was becoming a world wide spread in the roman world.
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Original cinematic music - Roman Empire (orchestral - epic - emotional)
Classical Conversations Timeline Handmotions--Age of Ancient Empires
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Greek Polis

The Greek Polis started for protection, providing food to people, shelter, land, small farming village, etc. developed around a fort.

Roman Republic

509 bc wealthy roman don't want the Etruscan king and vowed never again to be ruled by a monarch. they had senators who repented their constituents when they voted on issues


did not use memorization as a teaching tool. trained students t think for themselves. his teachings corrupted the minds of attention youth


wrote dialogues or imagery discussion. the dealt with government education ,justice, and religion. he changed the way people think.


He collected, described, and classified plants and animals. He wanted to combine the best of all governments to create a limited democracy.

Alexander the Great

He was a King. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II, to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an unprecedented military campaign through Asia and northeast Africa, until by the age of thirty he had created one of the largest empires of the ancient world, stretching from Greece to Egypt and into northwest ancient India. He was undefeated in battle and is considered one of history's most successful military commanders.

Julius and Augustus Caesar

Julius was a praetor who governed the province of Asia. Augustus was the founder of the Roman Empire and its first emperor.

Greek and Roman Polytheism

Greek polytheism encompassed a myriad of gods. The romans believed that gods controlled their lives and spent a great deal of their time worshipping them.

Origins of Christianity

Originated in roman occupied Jerusalem. It developed out of Judaism in the first century. It is founded on the life, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Christianity spreading to the Roman world

Jesus of Nazareth and his early followers lived in the roman territory of Judea in Southwest Asia. They spread Jesus' teachings to many people in Jerusalem and other cities in Judea.

Factors that led to collaspe of the Western Roman Empire

  • Decline in Morals
  • Falling economy
  • Slave labor
  • Natural Disasters
  • Christianity
  • Barbarian Invasion
  • Decline in Ethics and Values
  • Unemployment of the working classes
  • Constant wars and heavy military spending


Law of Hellenistic: It should not be forgotten, however, that such common foundations as there were gave rise to a great variety of individual legal systems differing as to their completeness and elaboration and reflecting the tribal and historical backgrounds as well as the changing social, economic, political, and intellectual conditions of their respective societies.

Gender: The common woman’s role within Hellenistic society was extremely inferior to the role that men played. Compared to other periods of history, the role of common middle class women during the Hellenistic time period is hard to define. It is most clearly defined in the papyri recording their marriages.

Science: The most brilliant age in the history of science prior to the seventeenth century a.d. was the period of the Hellenistic civilization.

Roman Culture

Law: Roman law is the legal system of ancient Rome, and the legal developments spanning over a thousand years of jurisprudence, from the 12 Tables (c. 449 BC), to the Corpus Juris Civilis (AD 529) ordered by Eastern Roman emperor Justinian I. The historical importance of Roman law is reflected in legal systems influenced by it.

Science: Roman technology is the engineering practice which supported Roman civilization and made the expansion of Roman commerce and Roman military possible for nearly a thousand years

Gender: The Women's Network is a loose-knit group of scholars and students who are interested in the advancement of scholarship on ancient gender, and support women's academic careers in Classical Studies.

What is Christianity?
Christianity from Judaism to Constantine: Crash Course World History #11
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