Roman Empire

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an empire established by Augustus in 27 BC and divided in AD 395 into the Western Roman Empire and the eastern or Byzantine Empire

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For centuries, the ancient Roman Empire reflected that existential reality.
Goths were an eastern Germanic people who had a big hand in the fall of the ancient Roman empire.
The British Empire "on which the sun never set" lasted for only about 200 years, much less than the ancient Roman Empire.
But like the ancient Roman Empire, Keaveney's Ranch House in Cummer had its days of glory in the swinging dancehall era.
Vatican City--On January 8, 2006, while baptizing 10 infants in the Sistine Chapel, Pope Benedict compared the wild excesses of the ancient Roman Empire to 21st-century society, and urged people to rediscover their faith.
It is associated by many with the regimes of Benito Mussolini in Italy and Adolf Hitler in Germany but its supporters claim it has its origins in the Ancient Roman Empire
Walk around the ruins of the Forum and Colosseum that still pay tribute today to the glory of the ancient Roman Empire, or marvel at Michelangelo's paintings on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Comparisons can be drawn to the ancient Roman Empire and its modern counterpart, the American Empire, as many European scribes note today.
However long its afterlife, the ancient Roman Empire certainly came to an end.