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In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.
Auctoritas is a Latin word and is the origin of English "authority".
Augustus (Augustus; 23 September 63 BC – 19 August 14 AD) was a Roman statesman and military leader who was the first Emperor of the Roman Empire, controlling Imperial Rome from 27 BC until his death in AD 14.
Basileus (βασιλεύς) is a Greek term and title that has signified various types of monarchs in history.
"Bread and Circuses" is a second season episode of the American science fiction television series Star Trek, broadcast on March 15, 1968.
Caesar (English Caesars; Latin Caesares) is a title of imperial character.
Cassell & Co is a British book publishing house, founded in 1848 by John Cassell (1817–1865), which became in the 1890s an international publishing group company.
Cattleya walkeriana (Walker's cattleya) is a species of orchid.
A centurion (centurio; κεντυρίων, kentyríōn, or ἑκατόνταρχος, hekatóntarkhos) was a professional officer of the Roman army after the Marian reforms of 107 BC.
The Chief of the Name, or in older English usage Captain of his Nation, is the recognised head of a family or clan (clann in Irish and Scottish Gaelic).
Codex Alera is a fantasy book series by Jim Butcher.
Decurio was an official title in Ancient Rome, used in various connections.
Diocletian (Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Augustus), born Diocles (22 December 244–3 December 311), was a Roman emperor from 284 to 305.
The Dominate or late Roman Empire is the name sometimes given to the "despotic" later phase of imperial government, following the earlier period known as the "Principate", in the ancient Roman Empire.
An emperor (through Old French empereor from Latin imperator) is a monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm.
The Foundation series is a science fiction book series written by American author Isaac Asimov.
The golden-breasted bunting (Emberiza flaviventris) is a passerine bird in the bunting family Emberizidae.
A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.
The Latin word imperator derives from the stem of the verb imperare, meaning ‘to order, to command’.
Isaac Asimov (January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University.
James Swallow is a British author and scriptwriter.
Jim Butcher (born October 26, 1971) is an American author,iago is the online pseudonym of Fred Hicks, webmaster for and co-author of the Dresden Files RPG.
Julian Subatoi Bashir MD is a fictional main character from the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, portrayed by Alexander Siddig.
Gaius Julius Caesar (12 or 13 July 100 BC – 15 March 44 BC), known by his cognomen Julius Caesar, was a Roman politician and military general who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
A monarch is a sovereign head of state in a monarchy.
The Mule is a fictional character from Isaac Asimov's ''Foundation'' series.
An optio (plural optiones; optio, optiōnēs, from optāre, "to choose", because an optio was chosen by his centurion), sometimes anglicised option (though rarely, to avoid confusion with "option"), was a soldier in the Roman army who held a position similar to that of a company's executive officer in modern armies.
Papilio is a genus in the swallowtail butterfly family, Papilionidae, as well as the only representative of the tribe Papilionini.
A parallel universe is a hypothetical self-contained reality co-existing with one's own.
The praenomen (plural: praenomina) was a personal name chosen by the parents of a Roman child.
Primus inter pares (Πρῶτος μεταξὺ ἴσων) is a Latin phrase meaning first among equals.
A prince is a male ruler or member of a monarch's or former monarch's family ranked below a king and above a duke.
The princeps senatus (plural principes senatus) was the first member by precedence of the Roman Senate.
Princeps' Fury is a 2008 high fantasy novel by Jim Butcher.
The Principate is the name sometimes given to the first period of the Roman Empire from the beginning of the reign of Augustus in 27 BC to the end of the Crisis of the Third Century in 284 AD, after which it evolved into the so-called Dominate.
Principes (Singular: princeps) were spearmen, and later swordsmen, in the armies of the early Roman Republic.
Res Gestae Divi Augusti (Eng. The Deeds of the Divine Augustus) is the funerary inscription of the first Roman emperor, Augustus, giving a first-person record of his life and accomplishments.
A dictator was a magistrate of the Roman Republic, entrusted with the full authority of the state to deal with a military emergency or to undertake a specific duty.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
The Roman Kingdom, or regal period, was the period of the ancient Roman civilization characterized by a monarchical form of government of the city of Rome and its territories.
The Roman Senate (Senatus Romanus; Senato Romano) was a political institution in ancient Rome.
Star Trek is an American media franchise based on the science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (sometimes abbreviated to DS9) is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369–2375.
Swallowtail butterflies are large, colorful butterflies in the family Papilionidae, and include over 550 species.
The term "tetrarchy" (from the τετραρχία, tetrarchia, "leadership of four ") describes any form of government where power is divided among four individuals, but in modern usage usually refers to the system instituted by Roman Emperor Diocletian in 293, marking the end of the Crisis of the Third Century and the recovery of the Roman Empire.
The Three-Body Problem is a science fiction novel by the Chinese writer Liu Cixin.
A vexillatio (plural vexillationes) was a detachment of a Roman legion formed as a temporary task force created by the Roman army of the Principate.
Warhammer 40,000 (informally known as Warhammer 40K, WH40K or simply 40K) is a tabletop miniature wargame produced by Games Workshop, set in a dystopian science fantasy universe.
William Smithers (born July 10, 1927 in Richmond, Virginia) is an American actor, perhaps best known for his recurring role as Jeremy Wendell in the television series Dallas.
Heterohyrax brucei, more commonly known as the yellow-spotted rock hyrax or bush hyrax, is a species of mammal in the family Procaviidae.