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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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Historians of the Roman Empire explore how the belief in justice impacted the way people of all classes thought of their place in society and shaped their behavior accordingly.
The Danube LimesThe Frontiers of the Roman Empire - Danube Limes nomination project was established as a cooperation between Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary."After agreement, the Hungarian side filed the joint international project, from its national quota," ubica Pinikova, head of the department of national cultural monuments and conservation areas of the Slovak Monuments Board, told Sme.
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"The Roman Empire can come in many forms, but there's one rule: it has to look amazing."
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"Today, everyone's a critic - it's like the Roman Empire but on steroids."
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secures its borders, it risks the same fate as the Roman Empire. "As we all know from the Roman Empire, big empires go down if the borders are not well protected," said Rutte, whose country will take over the E.U.
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.
It is the last port of call for the Roman Empire exhibition Power and People, which started touring 18 months ago and has been seen by 180,000 people in Bristol, Norwich, Coventry, Leeds and Dundee.
DETAILS have been released of a treasure trove of more than 160 objects from across the Roman empire which are on their way to Tyneside.