In 2013, beard was appointed to the order of the british empire for “services to classical scholarship” a prolific authority on roman culture, she construes those services broadly.
Conclusion the roman empire conquered the entirety of the mediterranean, the illyrian peninsula, asia minor, greece, the iberian peninsula, north africa, the greater portion of europe, mesopotamia, armenia, thrace, egypt, the holy land, and half of britain at its height in the early second century ad.
To dig deeper into what made the roman empire so successful, you might want to check out bbc’s 4-part documentary series mary beard's ultimate rome: empire without limit. By sam smith stories in the roman empire who: galba, otho, vitellius, and vespasian what: nero killed himself so the empire saw four different emperors throughout the year.
A century ago, for imperialist britain (and for other european states with imperial ambitions), the roman empire represented a success story rome's story of conquest, at least in europe and.
Gratian governed the western roman empire with energy and success for some years, but he gradually sank into indolence he is considered to have become a figurehead while frankish general merobaudes and bishop ambrose of milan jointly acted as the power behind the throne. Roman empire and mongolian empire the key to the mongolian success lied in their excellent horsemanship, their use of the composite bow, the rise of christianity in the roman empire the story of christianity's rise to prominence is a remarkable one but also blurry one as far as historical fact about the beginnings of christianity that is.