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Roman Empire Longevity

Why was Rome able to maintain an empire that came to dominate the Mediterranean world, whereas the empires that rose in Egypt and Mesopotamia who had more stable and streamlined governments failed to rise to such strength? Be specific in your use of evidence.

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are asking for help in answering a question on Roman Empire longevity. I suggest using this simple outline to prepare a short narrative on it:

1. About the Roman Empire - 100 words
2. Your opinion on the longevity and your answer - 100 words
3. Your evidence - 100 words

Of course, the answer sought by your professor is what is written in your books, materials. Fortunately, this is a general Roman history question and answers are the same and similarly expressed across general resources. You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic. Just let me know via the feedback section if you need further clarification. All the best with your studies.

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Longevity of the Roman Empire

The Roman Empire, which lasted from 27BC to 476 AD is seen as one of the most enduring in the history of human civilization. While the Empire is long gone, its legacy is seen as the West we know today. With its foundations drawn from Greek thought and the military prowess of the earlier leaders of pre-Empire Rome like Julius Caesar and the power of its senate, ...

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The solution provides information, assistance and advise on the history of the Roman Empire. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.