The Etymology of “Civilization”, Immortalizing Families Within Stone Effigies, the Plebeian Strike of 495 B.C. and the Political Ground Gained, Ancient Rome Employing Non-Roman Soldiers, the Development of the Legal Protection of Property, Ancient Rome Providing Slaves With Rights, Carthage (Modern Day Tunisia) Controlling the Mediterranean, the Ancient Roman Invention of the Corvus During Battle at Sea, the Carthaginian Peace, the Destruction of Carthage and Corinth, Greece, and the Fall of the Ancient Roman Empire

The term “civilization” is derived from the term “civis” (pronounced “key-vis”) which means “citizen” in Latin. The ancient Romans placed great importance on the brand of a family as the long shadow cast by venerable ancestors was impossible to shake. Memories were immortalized by was effigies which were paraded at regular intervals. The Roman people and the Roman senate had a falling out in 495 BC, which caused the plebeian people to withdraw to the safety of the sacred mountains in the north o...

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