The caste system which was a part of their religion mostly gave order to the land. However, both empires were ruled by emperors which benefitted each significantly. Even though they differed, they both had great leaders that expanded their countries by conquest. Mauryan Emperor is seen as the greatest Indian Emperor while Rome had many great emperors like Augustus and Vespasian. Mauryan expanded the Central Asian country as many of the great leaders of Rome did.
Mediterranean political institutions in places such as Greek and Roman, or otherwise known as Greco-Roman, empires changed greatly from the beginning to the end of the classical period. City-states were a part of Greece while Rome was a republic, but people in both Greece and Rome actively participated in politics. Both Greece and Rome stressed aristocratic rule. Later on, Rome added emphasis on law, and many people that weren’t from Rome were granted Roman citizenship. Importance was placed on military forces.
However, by the late Republic, the economy was largely dependent on slave labor. Also, Rome had a very well organized system of money. Lastly, Infrastructure was huge in the Romans’ ability to trade and move efficiently throughout the empire as well. The economics of any strong empire were based on three simple components: production, distribution, and consumption. The Romans were especially successful in building an economically sound empire.
Michael Feingold AP World History 2/10/12 Mrs. Sokol Compare and Contrast Essay In 201 BC Qin Shihuangdi united China and started the Qin dynasty, a powerful Dynasty that lasted until about 207 BC. It was succeeded by the Han Dynasty, a strong empire started by Liu Bang in 206 BC. Both were successful empires that made China a great nation. They had similar legal systems and government, and differed in their achievements. The Qin dynasty had a legalist government, which was highly bureaucratic.
The Tang Dynasty is known for its many achievements acquiring its territories through military exploits of its rulers. The dynasty registered flowering creativity in many areas including artisanship (Benn, 2002). The Visigothic Kingdom, on the other hand, comprised of a Germanic group that alternated between serving and opposing of the Roman Empire. Unlike other Kingdoms, they never shifted to full hereditary kingship and, therefore, elected their leaders (Collins, 2008). The two rules differed in very many ways.
Julius Caesar was one of the most brilliant figures in all of history, particularly in the long history of Rome. His accomplishments were so significant that “The German ‘kaiser’ and the Russian ‘czar’ [are both] derivatives of Caesar” (Source 1). Caesar was an extraordinary military leader, vastly expanding Rome’s lands. He was a very intelligent man, and when he became dictator, made many important political and social reforms for the good of Rome. Caesar’s military prowess and his reforms crafted him into the extraordinary person that historians all recognize as great.
Rome rose because they had a weapon called ‘enfranchisement.’ Rome was Italy’s capital in the territories of the Roman Empire citizens had rights and privileges, with good government, security and a good justice system (Roman-Empire.net). Rome was a republic, and was not governed by emperors, but was governed by the Roman senate. 3 The Roman army was a great success in
Power in Rome during the time of Antony and Cleopatra was highly military in nature. This is not surprising due to the amazing gains achieved by the Roman Empire through military conquest. Rome, or as described in the text as '"'the ranged empire'"' (1.1.36) was certainly very prosperous at this time with most of the known world under its control. The phrase "'"all roads lead to Rome"'", still recognized in this day and age stands testament to the amazing power of Rome in it hay-day. Rome, however, still remained a democratic state, so while military had a huge presence and sway in the roman political sphere it was the senate which ultimately decided what and what not was to be done.
Spenser Blake 09-10-12 Class: 6 The Han Dynasty vs. the Roman Empire: a comparison of their political, cultural, and economic issues. The Roman Empire and the Han Dynasty were two of the most powerful entities to rule their respective parts of the world. The Han Dynasty ruled over a large expanse of Asia, while the Roman Empire ruled over much of Europe. Although it looked as if these empires were going strong, they eventually fell due to many factors including political, cultural, and economic issues. These great empires’ falls were similar in many ways, and also different in numerous ways.
In regards to almost every failure and success incurred by the state of Rome, the deciding factor was almost always the military at the core. To put it short, it was the use of effective and successful doctrines and strategies that made the victories of Roman militaries as pervasive as they were. It is argued by many that the success of the Roman Empire, considered by many to be the greatest empire in history, was due to its military power. This paper will trace the history of the Roman Military from the early periods of Rome to its many reformation with later emphasized the tactics used by the famous Legions of Rome. Beginnings Davis 2 Under the Etruscan Ruler Tarquin, in mid-700 B.C., the Roman army was formed.