European History: Part 8

In the period 30 BC to 200 AD much of Europe experienced two centuries of peace and prosperity under the Roman empire, centred on the huge imperial city of Rome. Roman civilization has had a deep influence on European politics, law, culture and many other areas of European life.

 

This the final part of our series of updated articles on the History of Europe which can be found here.

 

By Jonnie Grieve