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History: Ancient Civilisations: Roman Empire

Ancient civilisations from across the world and time.

Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

Beginning in the eighth century B.C., Ancient Rome grew from a small town on central Italy’s Tiber River into an empire that at its peak included most of continental Europe, Britain, much of western Asia, northern Africa and the Mediterranean islands.

About the ancient Roman Empire

Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome in 20 minutes

Computer reconstruction of Rome at its height of power

Fall of the Roman Empire.