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Unformatted text preview: Zachary Fink 11/29/07 Civilization Paper The Romans were one of the earliest civilizations to make numerous developments that play over into modern day history. Rome is located on the western coast of Italy and about half way down the coastline. The Mediterranean Sea proves some trade routes and the possibility for traveling. Rome has gone through numerous great rulers throughout the numerous years. Rome has seen its share of wars throughout the years, over the 500 years that the Roman Republic has flourished. The empire was founded in 509 BCE, and shortly thereafter the plebeians gained the right to vote in a separate senate, or assembly called the concilium plebis. In 390 BCE the Greeks fought a war against the Gauls and in the process managed to destroy much of the great city of Rome, including the aqueducts and other statues and religious icons...
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