The building is found in Rome and is believed that it was commission by Marcus Agrippa during Augustus ' time. The inscription on the building of the Pantheon says “M•AGRIPPA•L•F•COS•TERTIUM•FECIT” which means “Marcus Agrippa, son of Lucius, the third time consul, built this” (MacDonald, 2002, p. 45). Later on, the Pantheon was rebuilt by Hadrian during the year 125AD. Historically, the Pantheon is constructed as a dedication to the twelve gods of Ancient Romans where it was believed that Romulus rose to heaven on the spot. (MadDonald, 2002).
Uxmal consists of many different buildings and architecture. Their most famous building is the Pyramid of the Magician. Many other large buildings and temples of Uxmal will be discussed in this article. In Uxmal, all buildings share a common style. That style is called Puuc style.
The Saturnalia was a tie of feasting, role reversal, free speech, gift giving, and revelry. In memory of the Golden Age of Rome, each year the Saturnalia was observed on December 17 at his temple on the Forum Romanum. This temple, below the Capitoline Hill, contained the Royal Treasury and is one of the oldest in Rome. The Saturnalia was one of the major events of the year. Originally only one day, it was later extended to seven days.
Both suffered bad and at times fatal injuries. Horse racing has a long and distinguished history across the world. Horse racing was practiced in Ancient Greece, Babylon, Syria, and Egypt. It also plays an important part of the legend, of the contest between the steeds of the god Odin and the giant Hrungnir in Norse mythology. In the Roman Empire, chariot and horseback racing were major industries.
The Gracchi were officials in the Roman administration known as tribunes. The two brothers introduced the populist government changes and numerous land reforms and are referred to as the fathers of populism and socialism. Julius Caesar – Julius Caesar lived between 100-44 BCE and was a ruler in the Roman Republic. He is considered one of the greatest army generals in the world’s history owing to his conquests across Europe. Caesar is also credited for the precedence of the formation of the Roman Empire and he was killed by his rivals at the senatorial room.
It has been said that he was the military genius, the greatest soldier world has even seen. Soon after the message from Rome, the Carthage’s great general, Hannibal didn’t wait for any moment and leads an army, including war elephants, over the Alps, Brenner Pass, into Italy. Hannibal’s entry into southern Italy led to a lot of destruction during the war for about ten years and Carthage defeated Rome repeatedly. More worthy of note is the defeat in the battle of Cannae in 216 BC. However, despite these defeat and victories, Hannibal could not successfully conclude the
In 62 BC, he was elected praetor in Farther Spain. In 61 to 60 BC he served as governor of the Roman province of Spain. Then, in 59 BC, Caesar was elected as a consul, the most significant political post, through his alliance with Pompey. As soon as he became consul, Caesar waged a successful campaign against some tribes in Lusitania. He was awarded the right of triumph for his victory despite the fact that many of his enemies accused him of provoking the war.
One of the greatest architectural marvels of all time, the Roman Colosseum has astonished the world for almost two thousand years and by showing Rome’s power and wealth. The Romans were big fans of many different forms of entertainment such as athletic games, board games, and even gladiator fights. The Colosseum was used to host these games and entertainment for thousands of people to watch and enjoy. The Colosseum represented much that was great about Rome such as its architecture, leaders, citizens, and much more. Being built in the 70’s and 80’s A.D., the Colosseum is one of the oldest standing structures to this day.
Julius Caesar was great enough that his impact on the politics and society of Rome that all rulers and leaders after him called themselves Caesar. Whether or not he first created the salad named for him is uncertain. The greatness of Rome by the actions of Caesar under Julius Caesar brought the name Caesar into foreign lands to indicate a worthy leader. Thus Czar in Russia, Kaiser in Germany. Julius was born in 102 BC and died on the Ides of March 44 BC.
Oxford Art Online. DeLaine’s article is a specific interpretation of a single Amphitheatre within Rome, the infamous Roman Colosseum, officially called the Amphitheatrum Flavium. It explains how the colosseum presented a venue for gladiatorial games and wild beast hunts to commence as a public spectacle for large audiences. It explains the progress at which the colosseum progressed throughout time and the different developments that followed. Humphrey, J.H.
For 700 years the Roman Empire was in control of Spain which assisted in making the structures in their area as stated by Ryan Howland. Spain 's history dates back 100s of years. Spain is one of the best places to visit the Roman ruins because of the many Roman structures built in Spain, and the fact that it controlled the Roman empire for 700 years, Spain has also spent time in preserving the ruins. According to Julie Kellogg Toledo ( a city in Spain) boasts a plethora of churches, synagogues, mosques, convents, and palaces. They also built amphitheaters that provided entertainment for the Romans at the time.