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The Roman Empire was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization. It had a government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, North Africa, and West Asia. The city of Rome served as its capital until the seat of the imperial government was shifted to Constantinople.
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    • Essentials 

    • Country facts 

    • Transition from Republic to Empire 

    • The Pax Romana 

    • Fall in the West and survival in the East 

    • Geography and demography 

    • Languages 

    • Local languages and linguistic legacy 

    • Society 

    • Legal status 

    • Women in Roman law 

    • Slaves and the law 

    • Freedmen 

    • Census rank 

    • Unequal justice 

    • Government and military 

    • Central government 

    • Military 

    • Provincial government 

    • Roman law 

    • Taxation 

    • Economy 

    • Currency and banking 

    • Mining and metallurgy 

    • Transportation and communication 

    • Trade and commodities 

    • Labour and occupations 

    • GDP and income distribution 

    • Architecture and engineering 

    • City and country 

    • Food and dining 

    • Recreation and spectacles 

    • Personal training and play 

    • Clothing 

    • Arts 

    • Portraiture 

    • Sculpture 

    • Sarcophagi 

    • Painting 

    • Mosaic 

    • Decorative arts 

    • Performing arts 

    • Literacy, books, and education 

    • Primary education 

    • Secondary education 

    • Educated women 

    • Shape of literacy 

    • Literature 

    • Religion 

    • Political legacy