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Usernametaken112 t1_j1srzta wrote

That's kind of what happens when you live in 200bc.


999_deathkult t1_j1sumka wrote

Roman Empire didn't exist at that point bud


TheBoozehammer t1_j1svcqh wrote

Rome was an empire ("a major political unit having a territory of great extent or a number of territories or peoples under a single sovereign authority") long before it had an emperor. Even just Italy had enough distinct peoples to qualify.