Greek and Roman Civilizations


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History 123
11 December 2009
Greek and Roman Civilizations
The Greek and Roman Civilizations represented two of the greatest historical examples of the collective human potential. The Greek Civilization lasted roughly from the 8th century BC until 146 BC. It was the Romans who effectively ended the Greek Civilization with their victory at the Battle of Corinth. The Roman Civilization started roughly in the 10th century BC. It became later characterized as a Western Empire, which ended in the 5th century, and an Eastern Empire which ended in the 15th century.
Both civilizations had a lot of interaction with the Middle East. "Rome itself, for long the centre of the...
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.....its history rooted in both of these civilizations. The analysis of these civilizations is grist for the mill in comprehending Western Europe and the path of the modern civilization.
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