Why Did Romans Conquer So Much Land

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Romans could control over their vast territories by basically being smarter than other civilizations. If they wanted to take over an area they wouldn’t create chaos and try to take over extremely forcefully like many other civilizations. They devoted themselves to the disciplines of warfare unlike the Persians and many Greeks. Being able to conquer so much land, meant that they had to have specific ways to control it. One of the ways they did that was by not imposing heavy taxation to conquered land. In return, Romans wanted their allies to contribute soldiers into their growing armies. Many territories thought that being part of an empire was safer than being alone. With an empire came protection from outside invaders, laws to keep everyone
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