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Unformatted text preview: took over Roman civilization ← ← In the East, the Romans aren’t really looking to take over, not looking for conquest. In the West on the other hand, they incorporated the people and cities into Roman lands • Imperialism in both cases, but in the west they are extending their borders, while in the East they extend their spheres of influence. • Romans leave the Greeks to govern themselves, with Roman approved gov’ts and as long as they don’t offend the Romans • Why didn’t they just take over Greece? o Tough to do so, very far away, takes them some time to figure out how to rule an empire 07/10/2008 10:21:00 ← 07/10/2008 10:21:00 ←...
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2009 for the course CLA 218 taught by Professor Edwardj.champlin during the Spring '09 term at Princeton.
- Spring '09