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  1. Roman representative democracy

    Roman Republic was a direct democracy. Legislation could only be voted by the general public. The votes could only be cast in Rome's pomerium. This caused a concentration of power in to those rich enough to travel to Rome to vote. This led to the fall of the Republic What if Rome people in...
  2. Roman Republic survives by Federalism and collective farming

    The Roman Republic fell because of the Marian reforms which abolished the militia system of soldiers equiping themselves who loyal to the Republic and replaced them with soldiers recruited by the generals transferring the army's loyalty to the generals who used it to take power away from the...
  3. Roman African slave trade

    As a Rome started losing a lot of wars it run out of supply of slaves due to which return to serfdom. After its fall Muslims introduced camels widely in the Sahara desert and conquer Swahili coast. They raided sub saharan Africa for slaves or bought captured slaves from allied chiefs. They were...
  4. SlyDessertFox

    Roman Empire Timeline Cliches To Avoid

    I was reading the Byzantine Empire Timeline Cliches To Avoid thread, and I figured it might be fruitful to create a similar thread for Roman Imperial timelines. I am not presently planning on writing any timeline (though I'm always toying with ideas), but nevertheless there are a lot of cliches...
  5. Perfectus Romae (What if Rome didn't fall?)

    So in this timeline, Aurelian survives the assassination attempt by some of his officers. Executing those responsible, he launches campaigns in Germania but is killed a year in by a plague. Aurelian is succeeded by Tacitus, who finished the wars of his predecessor but was killed in a battle...
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