How far did the Roman Empire extend?

Roughly how many countries did ancient Rome conquer?


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Roughly how many countries did ancient Rome conquer?

In 117 the Roman Empire reached its greatest expansion. Which countries did it conquer back then? Carolina would like to know from Dortmund.

When the Roman Empire reached its greatest expansion in 117, it stretched from Spain in the west to Syria in the east and from Britain in the north to Egypt in the south. The Romans called the Mediterranean mare nostrum, which means something like our sea. Almost all countries around the Mediterranean belonged to the Roman Empire.

The provinces and countries of the Roman Empire

The countries included - including the provinces: On the Iberian Peninsula, Hispania with Lusitania; then north of Galia (France, Benelux countries), north-west of Britannia (to Scotland), to the east: Germania, Raetia Noricum (Switzerland), the Mediterranean islands of Corsica and Sardinia, then Italia, further east of Pannonia (Austria, Hungary), Dalmatia (Croatia ), Graecia (Greece), Moesia, Dacia (Romania), Thracia (Thrace), Bithynia, Asia and Galatia (Turkey), the islands of Creta (Crete) and Cyprus (Cyprus), Cappadocia (Turkey) everything in Asia Minor, Armenia ( Armenia), Mesopotamia (Mesopotamia), Syria (Syria), Arabia, Aegyptus (Egypt), Cyrenae, Africa Proconsularis, Numidia and Mauretania (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya).

Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

Little by little the Roman Empire lost power. It has been split in two for better management. In the west and east. In 330, Emperor Constantine made the city of Constantinople, today's Istanbul, the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. The city of Rome, on the other hand, became less and less important. In addition, the Romans were invaded again and again by Germanic tribes, their downfall could no longer be stopped.
In 476 the Western Roman Empire no longer existed.

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