TRACE THE ORIGIN OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE outline.docx - The Origin Roman Empire Outline I Age of Augustus a Empire 27 BC \u2013 c 180 AD i Augustus(r 27 BC-14

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The Origin Roman Empire Outline I. Age of Augustus a. Empire 27 BC – c. 180 AD i. Augustus (r. 27 BC-14 AD) ii. Benefits of Roman Rule 1. Pax Romana 2. Greco-Roman Culture II. Empire in Crisis a. 2 nd Century Weakening i. External threats b. 3 rd Century Crisis i. Political Crisis --> civil war 1. Civil War ii. Cultural Crisis --> breakdown of common culture iii. Economic Crisis c. Popular Response to Crisis: Mystery Cults d. Political Solution: The Tetrarchy i. Diocletian (r. 285-305) --> occupations frozen III. Breakup of the Empire a. Erosion of unity: East-West imbalance b. Germanic invasions 1
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2 References Flood, J. L. (2014). Poets Laureate of the Holy Roman Empire.
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