Ancient Rome

Greek colonies in Itally

Short about Greek cities in Italy and Sicily

In the VIII century began Greek colonization, which ended in the VI century BC. After 480 BC and after the battle of Himera, in...
Italic tribes in V century BC

Short facts about Italic tribes

In the V century, vast majority of tribes on the Apennines peninsula were Italics, while Sabine tribes had a significance role in Roman history. Italic...
Map showing 7 hills of Rome

Geographical position of Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome lay on the left bank of the river Tiber (25 km from the mouth). In the era of empires, ancient Rome was...
Bronse statue - Capitoline wolf

Rome during period of kings

Legend about founding of Rome Numitor – was one of Aeneas descendants, but his brother Amulis overthrew him and then he killed his son while...
Mucius Scaevola in the Presence of Lars Porsenna oil on canvas painting by Matthias Stomer early 1640s Art Gallery of New South Wales

Relations of Roman Republic towards neighbouring tribes (500 BC – 270...

The battle of Roman Republic against the Etruscans Contrary to the tradition of Rome, after the expulsion of Tarquinians and Etruscans and with persistent struggle...
A part of the road build in time of Appius Claudius

The democratization of the Roman Republic political order (IV – III...

The end of the struggle between the patricians and plebeians The foreign policy of the V and III century was the first struggle for hegemony...
Roman Government

The establishment of the Roman Republic

The establishment of the Roman Republic according to tradition happened in 509 BC. On the head of the Republic were two electoral Consuls, which...
Carthage ruins

First Punic war (264-241 BC)

The social order of Carthage After the conquest of Italy and victory over Pyrrhus, Roman Republic turned into one of the strongest countries in the...
Map of Rome and Carthage before Second Punic War

Second Punic War (218-201 BC)

Hamilcar and his successors in Spain Shortly after quelling an uprising in Carthage, Hamilcar transferred its activities to Spain; counting that by exploiting the resources...
Bust of Hannibal discovered in Capua

Briefly about the conflict between Hannibal and Romans

Carthage was founded in 814 B.C. and is was one of the leading trading routes in the Mediterranean region and a dominant military force...
Ruins of Byrsa, Carthaginian Citadel

Third Punic War (149–146 BC)

In political terms after the end of Second Punic War, Carthage turned into a second-class country, but economically it was very difficult to overcome...
Eunus statue in Sicily

The class struggle in Rome during 20′ and 30′ of the...

The first uprisings of slaves in Roman Republic During thirties of the II century BC aggravation of the internal situation culminated in Rome. This was...

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