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The Roman Empire Divided

When the Roman Empire could no longer sustain itself due of its great size and other management problems, Diocletian split the Roman …

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Barbarian Invasions

As the Roman Empire grew, it began to weaken. Its borders were difficult to patrol. Over time, barbarian hordes from the north …

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The Roman Empire

While the republic of Rome began in the 8th century BC, it reached its zenith nearly one thousand years later in the …

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The Rise of the Early Church

After the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the early church began to grow and expand from Judaea. In fact, it was …

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The Punic Wars

As the Republic of Rome continued to expand in territory and might, the kingdom of Carthage began to get nervous. Unwilling for …

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Alexander the Great

After the death of his father, Alexander became the ruler of Macedonia. Not content to reign a small country, Alexander went on …

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Ancient Europe

Ancient Europe, with the exception of the classical realm of Rome and Greece, was a wild and uncivilized place, populated by tribes …

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Golden Age of Greece

After the Greco-Persian War, in which Greece arose victorious, Greece settled into a “Golden Age” of peace and prosperity. The citizens of …

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Greco-Persian Wars

Looking to expand their territory still further, Persia, under the rule of King Darius first, then later King Xerxes, made three attempts …