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Roman Empire:

see RomeRome,
Ital. Roma, city (1991 pop. 2,775,250), capital of Italy and see of the pope, whose residence, Vatican City, is a sovereign state within the city of Rome. Rome is also the capital of Latium, a region of central Italy, and of Rome prov.
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; Byzantine EmpireByzantine Empire,
successor state to the Roman Empire (see under Rome), also called Eastern Empire and East Roman Empire. It was named after Byzantium, which Emperor Constantine I rebuilt (A.D. 330) as Constantinople and made the capital of the entire Roman Empire.
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; Holy Roman EmpireHoly Roman Empire,
designation for the political entity that originated at the coronation as emperor (962) of the German king Otto I and endured until the renunciation (1806) of the imperial title by Francis II.
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The Danube LimesThe Frontiers of the Roman Empire - Danube Limes nomination project was established as a cooperation between Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary.
The film Bun-Hur was just a follow up of the film 'The Fall of the Roman Empire.
The Roman Empire is thought to be Britain's "most calorific dessert" and the enormous creation contains 18 scoops of ice cream (with a choice of more than 52 flavours) sitting on a base of four waffles.
USA], Aug 14 ( ANI ): Analysis of ancient Roman coins has shown that the defeat of the Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca - one of the greatest military commanders in history - led to a flood of wealth across the Roman Empire from the silver mines of Spain.
Today, everyone's a critic - it's like the Roman Empire but on steroids.
Barrett told that the paintings from the Casa dell'Efebo were created after Egypt was incorporated into the Roman Empire and that they were prolific in imagery that sumptuously limned the conquest of Egypt.
During the course of the series, she'll be asking why despite being so aggressive and expansionist, the Roman Empire was so mistrustful of the idea of an emperor.
MORE than 150 exhibits from the British Museum go on show on Tyneside today in a display which illustrates the scale and complexity of the Roman Empire.
A TREASURE trove of more than 160 objects from across the Roman empire is on its way to the North East.
The Holy Roman Empire, Reconsidered, edited by Jason Philip Coy, Benjamin Marschke, and David Warren Sabean.
Now to build on the level of interest, a touring show will feature a host of artifacts from the Roman empire.
Now to build on the level of interest, a touring show which will feature a host of artefacts from the Roman empire will come to the The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in Coventry city centre next year.