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Unformatted text preview: -Marcus Aurelius (meditations) shows dichotomy of roman culture. Last ruler of Rome, (r. 161 180AD) The Glory of Rome-building temples and fountains. Coliseum built. While Rome is Ruleing the World, Jesus of Nazareth Timeline: 6-4 BC birth of Jesus 4 BC Herod the Great dies Rome after Aurelius (pax romana-211 300 AD: more than 70 emperors-invasions of barbarian tribes-cant defend borders-formation of mercenary army-loss of stability, end of peace-Romes tenure of dominance is ending...
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