Who was Rome’s greatest Emperor and why? Who was Rome’s worst Emperor and why?

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Who was Rome’s greatest Emperor and why? Who was Rome’s worst Emperor and why?

Discuss an example of how and why the Roman Empire adopted and adapted something from a foreign culture whom they conquered.

 

Western Civilization

Choose one topic from the list below and then follow the directions below the list:

In the Struggle of the Orders choose a side and make a speech to the Senate arguing for your position
Who was Rome’s greatest Emperor and why? Who was Rome’s worst Emperor and why?

Discuss an example of how and why the Roman Empire adopted and adapted something from a foreign culture whom they conquered

Choose an example or a type of architecture from this list and discuss its social role: aqueducts baths the Roman Forum temples triumphal arches the Colosseum the Pantheon the Ara Pacis the Circus Maximus or the Roman Curia

How and why did Christianity take hold in the Roman Empire?

From the primary sources discuss the similarities and differences between Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount and the selections from Cicero’s De re publica. How did they represent their time and place given that both are within 80 years of each other?

Please use a short title for your post that indicates the topic you chose. It is advisable to compose your post in a Word document then copy and paste it into Moodle (also make sure that you save the document on your computer).

You will have 30 minutes to edit your post after that it is permanent. If you wish to add more material then you will have to respond to your own post.