How did Rome prosper?

The first two centuries of the Roman Empire saw a period of unprecedented stability and prosperity known as the Pax Romana ( lit. 'Roman Peace'). Rome reached its greatest territorial expanse during the reign of Trajan (AD 98–117); a period of increasing trouble and decline began with the reign of Commodus (177–192). Click to see READ MORE

What was the economy like in ancient Rome?

The largest industry in ancient Rome was mining, which provided the stones for the enormous building projects and metals for tools and the weapons that conquered the western world.Click to see full answer How is the economy in Rome Italy?Rome is both the center of Italian political life and a powerful economic force in Italy. READ MORE

Is the Egyptian religion still practiced?

Islam is practiced by 90% of Egyptians. Most Egyptian Muslims are Sunni and follow the Maliki school of jurisprudence, though all legal schools are represented. Shi'a Muslims make up a small minority.Click to see full answer What is the Egyptian culture today?Egyptians have strong family values and are expected to be faithful to members of READ MORE

What was Roman religion called?

Prior to the arrival of Christianity, Romans practiced a polytheistic religion, meaning that they worshipped multiple gods. Unlike many contemporary religions like Islam, Judaism, or Hinduism, the Roman religion had no official name.Click to see full answer Who did the Romans worship?Christianity was eventually the most successful of these cults, and in 380 became the READ MORE

How did Rome expand its economy?

The Roman Empire had created an enormous more or less integrated market, connected by cheap water transport, and enjoying more or less uniform and effective institutions, ranging from military security to a stable monetary system, good laws and pretty good government.Click to see full answer How did Rome expand its economy?Economic development A standardized currency READ MORE

When did the ancient Egyptian civilization end?

Conventional wisdom holds that Egypt's Old Kingdom collapsed around 2150 B.C., soon after the death of pharaoh Pepi II, whose pyramid is now a pile of rubble.Click to see full answer When did the ancient Egyptian civilization start?around 3100 BCAncient Egyptian civilization followed prehistoric Egypt and coalesced around 3100 BC (according to conventional Egyptian chronology) READ MORE

What was ancient Rome known for?

The Romans were prodigious builders and expert civil engineers, and their thriving civilization produced advances in technology, culture and architecture that remained unequaled for centuries.Click to see full answer What is Rome known for?Rome is famous for the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, and a sprawling metropolis of Classical architecture. But the city is known for READ MORE