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The Pax Romana
During the Pax Romana period there were 200 years of peace within Rome. Results of the Pax Romana:
Extended borders to Asia Minor and secured frontiers.
Order and good government.
Prosperity. They Improved harbors, cleared forests, drained swamps, and turned unused land into farms.
Roads were built.
Products from all over the empire flowed into Rome.
They built cities and expanded old ones.
Greek Culture Brought from Rome
Greeks came after the conquests. They were brought as slaves to live with the Romans and teach them laws and legal traditions of Greece. Romans added organization, engineering, and a talent for government and law.
Ptolemy: mathematics, geography, and astronomy. They understood that there was a system of planets. In their system, the earth was at the center. This theory was believed until the 16th century.
Galen: medicine. Basis for Western medical knowledge until modern times.
Historical Periods of
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Mr. Sedivy's History Classes
| Colorado History | American Government | Modern European History | Advanced Placement European History | Rise of England | World History |
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