Why Did the Roman Republic Collapse? Keven Johnson Professor L. Reams History-1 70006 10 December 2012 Why Did the Roman Republic Collapse? The Roman republic was founded following the deposition of the last king of Rome. It was said that the Romans, tired of the tyranny of a monarchy, vowed that a king would never again rule Rome. This occurred sometime around 509 BC, and led to the creation of a new form of government called a republic.1 However, as the centuries passed, the republican dream slowly began to fade.
Their traditional rules, about festivals and sanctuaries, were there to be obeyed without question.” This exemplifies that the Greek gods were of high importance and held the power to determine and undermine the way Spartan society, military and religion was practised in everyday life. Their worship emphasized the attributes most relevant to the city's ideals. The Dioscuri, Castor and Polydeuces, were twin gods who play an important part in Spartan society and worship as they were known and associated as young men and their pursuits of horsemanship, athletics, warfare and protectors of guests
General Douglas MacArthur was one of America’s most accomplished and popular generals. He was a very important, powerful person that is still today one of America’s greatest leaders in history. MacArthur came from a wealthy background, born into a military family that was very high up and was very well connected which meant there were high expectations of him from an early age. There were many significant factors in MacArthur’s life that helped him become such a successful general. His involvement at West Point, the Korean War and his service during WW2 were major events that made MacArthur so popular and powerful.
Henry had done this so he could abolish the Council Learned in Law, meaning that he could cancel 175 bonds his father had put in place with his Nobles. This made Henry extremely popular; a big difference from his father, and also meant that he could have rich Nobles, leading to a powerful army and glorious court. This first aim set the trend that showed how Henry would have a very different reign from his father. In June 1509 Henry married
Otho had sent his troops to late and his army suffered a horrible defeat. When he heard of this defeat ,he killed himself .Otho had reigned for barely 95 days.Aelius Vitellius was the next emperor. He abandoned himself to exaggeration and all but ignored the troops who had given him the throne. Also, upon hearing that the troops of his rival ,Vespasian, were approaching Rome Vitellius begged the senate to allow him to leave the throne and live as a private citizen so he could be
His first involvement in politics started when he became involved with a politician Ephialtes. They both decided to have a vote in the popular assembly that would diminish the Areopagus, the old noble council of its powers. “ It was an action that would have huge consequences and many historians believe it to mark the defining moment in Athenian democracy.”2 After the council had lost its powers, Ephialtes was assassinated and this is when Pericles became one of the ranked Athenian politicians.
Before he became king he killed Laius, a patrician and the previous king of Thebes. Some might call him a philistine because of his lack in worship of the gods. 3. I believe in fate and destiny however I believe that freewill can change your destiny. 4.
We understand and have observed their history and significant contributions through books of history and philosophy, perhaps this period was the most interesting time of Greece. Greek men are also known as brave heroes and warriors. However, I found very interesting that Greek “Philotimo” which means “self-pride” is a very important value of their culture which involves generosity, respect to others (especially elders) and this behaviors are carried from generations to generations as one of the most valuable aspects of their culture (Hellenism, 2014). 1. What are some key things you have learned about this culture through reading the scholarly literature?
Persia conquered everyone they met at first. King Darius (king of Persia) sent messages to Athens and Sparta, telling them surrender; which they refused. Darius, now furious with the Greeks sent his army to fight at Marathon which was 26 miles away from Athens. The Persians lost this battle, a runner was sent to Athens to tell them of their victory. The Persians ran out of supplies and returned after the defeat of Marathon.
is one of the best. The qualities of sensational leaders are firm commitment to and exponentially growth in the cause they are fighting, lack of progress without their presence, and vivid memories and praise even after they pass. Martin Luther King, Jr. possessed impressive leadership qualities. Not only Americans but also citizens of other countries still look to his ideas for inspiration. He was the most courageous and dedicated leader during the civil rights struggle, and his leadership impacted millions.