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How did the attacks from the goths and persians push rome to the brink of disaster?

Alexander founded up to _new cities

what was the city of alexandria like

_screw was used for extracting water

In what ways did hellenistic culture live on past the empire

Dec 27th, 2014

The Romans fought wars against the Persians for more than 380 years. Their disputes were mainly about Armenia, a territory which stood in between the two empires. The Persian Empire was powerful enough to stand up to Roman Empire. These wars were costly and required to use of large military resources to fight in an area which was far away from the vast frontiers of the Roman Empire in Europe, which were often under attack by peoples to the north and the east of these frontiers. This situation contributed to the Roman army becoming overstretched when it had to face a series of invasions, could create a lot of strain and made it more difficult for the Romans to defend the European area of their empire.

Alexander founded up to 70 new cities

Alexandria was founded around a small Ancient Egyptian town c. 331 BC by Alexander the Great. It became an important center of the Hellenistic civilization and remained the capital of Hellenistic and Roman & Byzantine Egypt for almost 1000 years until the Muslim conquest of Egypt in AD 641, when a new capital was founded at Fustat (later absorbed into Cairo). Hellenistic Alexandria was best known for the Lighthouse of Alexandria (Pharos), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World;

Archimedean screw was used for extracting water

Hellenism is the term used to describe the influence of Greek culture on the peoples the Greek and Roman Empires conquered or interacted with.The hellenistic culture lived on in the love of the Greeks had for art and science. They also passed on architecture to the future civilizations.





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