Centuries before the Crusades War, in the 3rd Century, the Catholic Kingdom and Byzantine Empire were united through the name of the Roman Empire. However, in 287 CE, the Roman Empire had grown immensely, up to the point where it was absurd for the Emperor to govern all the provinces, only in Rome. Due to this, Diocletian, the Emperor of the Roman Empire divided the empire into two parts: the west and the east. The west of Rome was considered poor, in contrast to the prosperous East, due to the utilization of the Black, Red, Caspian, and Mediterranean Sea. Proceeding to the 11th Century, various strong Germanic Tribes invaded the Roman Empire, leading to the official split of the Roman Empire - into Catholic Western Europe and Eastern Byzantine
Al., 2013, p. 240). Moreover, the capital city was formerly known as Constantinople, but was later referred to as Byzantium. Here, the people predominantly spoke Greek ("The Byzantine," n.d., para. 1). Although the western part of the empire collapsed in 476 A.D. after succumbing to German invaders, this part of the empire survived for more than a thousand years after (citehistory.comlink???).
The adopted son of the great Julius Caesar, Gaius Octavius born in 23rd of September 63 BC and reigned from 27 BC-14 AD. Although he never claimed the title of an emperor, he was in fact the first emperor of Rome. The process taken by Gaius Octavius to become Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus and the sequence of events that led to Octavian eliminating his potential threats to his succession was a significant historical figures. Event that was taken by Gaius Octavianus in order for his succession of becoming Augustus was through Eliminating political parties through war and through proscription, Avenging Caesars death(second triumvirate vs Cassius and Brutus) and the battle of Actium in which will be furtherly discussed. The assassination of the
Mark Antony was a Roman general who served in the Gallic wars with Caesar and would go on to serve with Caesar again in the Civil War that took place in Rome before Caesar took over Rome. After Caesar’s death Antony saw him self as the true heir to his legacy and worked hard to make sure he stayed in power. Even though Caesar’s will gave the majority of his wealth to his grandnephew Octavian, Antony took a portion of it for him self along with claiming himself as the Caesarian faction leader. This created a rift in their relationship that would eventually boil over to war after Philippi. Antony led several legions at Philippi and his victory there helped him retain his power in the eastern Roman provinces after the battle.
The Diocletian Palace is the main attraction in the city Split, Croatia. The Palace was built in essentially built in the 3rd and 4th century AD. Emperor Diocletian who gave up the throne of being Roman Empire in the turn of the 4th century CE built the palace and after his retirement on May1, 305 settled here, on the beach, in the Illyrian province of Rome. And today the Illyrian province is now part of Croatia. This palace is a very big massive structure, and has buildings for housing military garrison.
Cleopatra and her son visited Caesar in Rome and after his murder in 44 B.C. she returned to Egypt and Caesarion become co-regent with his mother after the death of her brother. Cleopatra identified herself with Isis, the sister-wife of Osiris and the mother of
And the second choice will be Abraham Lincoln. Back ground of Julius Caesar Its estimated that Julius Caesar was born in Rome on July 12 or 13 100 BC. When Caesar was 16 years old his father Gaius Caesar died, he was now the head of the family and he remained close to his mother. Aurelia and decided to make an effect to side with the country nobility. In 84 BC Caesar married his first wife Cornelia, the daughter of a nobleman.
The Byzantine Empire is also referred to as the Eastern Roman Empire because it was in fact the continuation of the East Roman Empire during the time when Constantinople as the capital of Turkey. Constantine the Great ruled the whole Roman Empire. The Byzantine Empire’s fall was in the 1453 then afterwards it was occupied by the Ottoman Turks which was a group of individuals in the Ottoman Empire. After the fall of the Byzantine Empire, the Ottoman Empire took over its position. The Ottoman Empire’s name was derived from its founder, Osman I, who was also a Turkish Muslim Warrior.
As time went on it became clear that Emperor Heliogabalus was not fit to be Emperor of Rome. The first thing that went wrong was when a painting of Heliogabalus was sent to the senate house in Rome. This created a big problem because this was hung up right next to the statue of the goddess of Victoria, so any time a senator made an offer to Victoria they were also making offers to Heliogabalus. This caused revolts to breakout across Rome because of how upset some people were over this behavior. Another thing that the Emperor did that led to his downfall was his obsession with his religion and the Syrian sun god that he frequently worshipped.
Who am I Greek culture and tradition is the dominant force behind all of what my family does. Both sides .of my family are not completely Greek. For some lines of my family, you can trace back that families origins for centuries. On other lines there is little record beyond two or three generations before myself. On my mother’s side is a mix of Pontian Greek and German.
Theodora was the daughter of a bear-keeper at Constantinople 's Hippodrome. When her father died, her mother helped start her acting career. She worked as an actress, prostitute and a wool spinner until she came to the attention of Justinian the heir of the emperor.
After his defeat of Licinius he had renamed Byzantium as Constantinople, and immediately upon his return from the West he began to rebuild the city on a greatly enlarged pattern as his permanent capital and the “second Rome.” The dedication of Constantinople (May 330) confirmed the divorce, which had been in the making for more than a century, between the emperors and Rome. Rome had long been unsuited to the strategic needs of the empire. It was now to be left in splendid isolation, as an enormously wealthy and prestigious city,still the emotional focus of the empire,but of limited political
Constantine, the first Christian emperor, born in Naissus around A.D. 280. Constantine was considered to be a great military commander and strategist. Constantius, Constantine’s father is the caesar of the west Roman Empire (293-294 A.D.), during this time period the empire was split between the west and the east. Constantine succeeded his father as the caesar of the west, he decided it would be best to deal with the internal conflicts within the western empire before he concerned himself with the east. Maxentius, considered himself also as caesar of the western empire; therefore a war consured over the emperor’s seat.
His army passed through a total of 20,000 miles of territory in Europe, Africa, and Asia, as well as many other regions which were unknown to the Greek civilizations. Accompanying his army were numerous scientists, who continuously were conducting many various samples of plants and animals which were send back to Greece for different uses and purposes. The main reason of Alexander’s conquering was to rule, not plunder. It was Alexander 's conquests which “provided the Hellenistic world with a knowledge of Asia and led to increased contact with India and China. His route across modern Iran, south of the Caspian Sea, became a vital link in the Silk Road, an important trade route in ancient times between China and the eastern Mediterranean”
The Roman Empire, at its height (c. 117 CE), was the most extensive political and social structure in western civilization. By 285 CE the empire had grown too vast to be ruled from the central government at Rome and so was divided by Emperor Diocletian into a Western and an Eastern Empire. The Roman Empire began when Augustus Caesar became the first emperor of Rome (31 BCE) and ended, in the west, when the last Roman emperor, Romulus Augustulus, was deposed by the Germanic King Odoacer (476 CE). In the east, it continued as the Byzantine Empire until the death of Constantine XI and the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Turks in 1453 CE. The influence of the Roman Empire on western civilization was profound in its lasting contributions to