Roman Civilization Analysis

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Some civilizations have left many legacies and traditions that have changed the world. Their inventions we admire or still use today. Ancient civilizations are notorious for being at the top of their game then falling into decline. Civilizations once prospered long ago but many failed for different reasons. The Roman, Persian, Egyptian, Mongol and the Ottoman Empires had left behind many artifacts that today our world can analyze and depict what the civilizations daily lives were like. These civilizations have done astonishing things that have shaped the world today, however, we have also learned from the mistakes that led to their demise.
Many civilizations have come and gone through the dream of having a utopia, a perfect society. Civilizations
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When the Roman Empire began to fall, it was the result of a very extensive battle in the era (Greenspan). According to History, Ancient Rome started as a small town near central Italy’s Tiber River from there it started to grow and become an Empire that ruled most of continental Europe. According to Ancient History Encyclopedia, between 376-382 C.E., the Romans fought a series of battles against the Goths. These battles were known as the Gothic battles and proved to be very costly to the Roman Empire’s defenses. On 378 C.E the Roman Emperor Valen was defeated (Mark). At this point, the Roman Empire was in a slow decline. This in history was marked as a pivot point for the Holy Roman Empire. In spite of the Roman Empire’s defeat, they were a huge influence on today's society. They created such things such as toilets, socks, and even newspapers, which is important to today's everyday life. The Empire had a lot of improvements in the arts, for example, they created the poetic satire. Though the Roman Empire ruled for many years and failed due to extensive battles, another civilization also failed under the same scenario, the Persian…show more content…
The Ottoman Empire, at the peak of their success, ruled states in Southeastern Europe and was founded by the Turkish people near Asia minor (Shaw). According to Encyclopedia Britannica the Ottoman was one of the most powerful empires in the 15th and 16th centuries, which also included present-day Hungary, the Balkan region, Greece and some of Ukraine. According to History, at the beginning of WW1, the Ottoman Empire had began its decline. Under a treaty, the Ottoman Empire's territories were divided between Britain, France, Greece, and Russia (History Staff). When the Ottoman Empire entered the war in 1914, it was allied with the Central Powers. According to History, the Ottoman Empire ended in 1922 when the name Ottoman Sultan was eliminated. Then Turkey was considered a republic in 1923 (History Staff). The Ottoman Empire was a strong and well rounded Empire until it quickly fell apart in WW1. The Ottoman Empire, as well as many others, have shown in history that a great power can fall to
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