World History I

Bruce A. McMenomy, Ph.D. and Christe A. McMenomy, Ph.D. for Scholars Online
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Chapter 6: The World of Rome
750 B.C.E. to 400 C.E.

22: Mon, Nov 20, 2017

Please read the chapter and take the quiz by midnight on Sun, Nov 19, 2017.
Please also post in the forum for the day a short essay in response to this question:

We have talked already about the kinds of physical and intellectual resources that many earlier cultures drew on. With Rome, the question becomes more complex, largely because it is a society that didn't grow up in a total or partial vacuum: it was surrounded by other cultures with their histories, and it was interacting with them from its earliest times. It had access to laws, languages, religious traditions, and material resources and technologies of the Etruscans, the Greek colonies in southern Italy, and, over time, others yet farther afield. How does that change the way these things develop at Rome? In particular: