Process Of Holonization

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The process of Roman expansion happened very rapidly, and this process recognized as Romanization in the history. The purpose of this study is to examine the process of Romanization, and this raises a question of: “How and what ways Roman civilization spread around the world?” Before going to study the research question we should delineate the concept of Romanization. In the book “The failure of Romanization in Celtic Britain” Michael Jones (1987) acknowledged that “Romanization was the inculcation of Roman values, language, material culture and loyalties in a provincial, non-Roman society - in the case of Britain, a tribal Celtic society” (p. 126). According to Jane Webster (2001), “Romanization, a term first used by Francis…show more content…
154). If we clarify this idea, feeding and maintaining this large army had been embodied with the help of domestic producers. Development of the domestic market certainly, attracted the people who were living the around, even the out of the borders of Roman Empire. This strategy helped the Roman Empire to extend its borders, and propagandize Roman style. Thus, based on Campbell’s point it should be said that this process of militarization had enormous influence on the Romanization process. Another strong explanation is Roman culture. It is accepted and confirmed by scholars that Roman culture established based on other cultures. Especially, ancient Greek civilization had deniable effect on Roman culture, and during the Romanization process it was used from Greek and other experiences extensively (Stearns, 2011, p. 151). However, Roman culture was very imperialist culture it was accepted out of the country very quickly. Webster noted that Romans position had also a significant role in the this process because it let the provincials become inalienable part of the Roman Empire, and as the logical consequences of this situation…show more content…
The epic poem “Aeneid” and was created by great poet Vergil during the reign of Emperor Augustus. Like other leaders, Augustus used from these poets to spread the Roman ideology around the Empire, and within this Roman culture, and lifestyle was dictated to whole nation (Stearns, 2011, p. 152). Additionally, for centuries Virgil himself had an irrefutable impact on Romanization process because his manuscripts were used as the textbooks in Roman schools to teach the Roman culture, especially Roman language for a long period of time. Thus, as we see Romans also benefited from literature in the education system, and they used this kind of tactics to manipulate whole Rome. As the support of this point we should look the great Roman historian Tacitus’ words: “Agricola was also thoughtful to provide a liberal education for the sons of the chieftains…and his efforts gave successive result, those who were against the Latin language now became the fluent speakers” (Agricola, 21). Architecture was also a core component of Roman culture. During their authority years, most emperors and
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