The Mighty Empire of Rome
Facts about Roman Goverment
- Although Roman citizens could vote senate usally had the final say.
- Only free men were citizens.
- The senate had about 300 men.
- Other than the senate, the consuls were the most powerful seats in goverment
- Like the U.S. a acused crimanal was innocent until proven guilty.
- Most laws didn't apply to slaves.
- Only men held positions in goverment.
Crushed Rome's opposition
Aggravating the Gauls and Romans
Equipped with great military intelligence
Striking Europe with his mighty paw
A powerful general
Romes benevolant dictator
One of my favorite emperors is Julius Caeser
. Some might call him a great general. Others might call him a political gangster. Caeser commited many crimes but as long as he was in office the Senate couldn't arrest him. During his lifetime Caeser led a great campaign to conquer most of western Europe. He died a couple of years after his campaign when he was stabbed to death by Roman Senators.
Awesome Roman Sites
Daily Life in Ancient Rome
Women of Rome
The Punic Wars
Why Rome Fell