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"Alaric sacks Rome, 410 AD", National Geographic drawing (1962)

Alaric at Rome - Rome falls to the Visigoths (artist unknown)

Thomas Cole. The Fall of Rome. 1836.

East Cameron Folkcore Interview by khedlundmusicdir

After Crassus defeated Spartacus and his slave arm in the The Battle of Siler River (thus ending The Third Servile War) , Crassus had the surving slaves crucified along the Via Appia leading to Rome. He felt it would serve as a warning or reminder to slaves who had and ambition of revolting aganist the might of rome. ~DM

After Crassus defeated Spartacus and his slave arm in the The Battle of Siler…

Ancient Catapults

In accordance with a massive manned army, siege weapons were also used to dominate their enemies. This siege weapons shows Rome as a technology advanced society, and as a culture predicated on violence.

Roman army, 2nd century AD

King Louis VII takes refuge on a rock during the Battle of Mount Cadmus, 8 January 1148 , Christa Hook

Do you know why did the Romans build straight roads? - Now, you will! - https://www.thevintagenews.com/2015/10/05/do-you-know-why-did-the-romans-build-straight-roads-now-you-will/

DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI/De Agostini/Getty Images Roadways were the lifeblood of Ancient Rome. Over the course of 700 years, the Romans built more than miles of paved highways throughout Europe - enough to encircle the globe.

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