Chapter 6: An Age of Empires: Rome and Han China, 753 B.C.E. - 330 C.E.
"Roman peace"; the safety and stability guarenteed by the Roman might
the spread of the Latin language and Roman way of life
long elevated or underground conduits that carried water from a source to an urban center, using only the force of gravity
the period in which political, military, and economic problems beset and nearly destroyed the Roman Empire
the process by which prices rise as money becomes worthless
reunited the entire Mediterranean Empire under his sole rule;
the significant rise of a class of scholars during the Han period