The climate was generally moderate in ancient Rome. There is evidence, however, that there were greenhouse gases present in ancient Rome, which contributed to a level of air pollution. More »

Ancient Rome made major contributions in the areas of architecture, government, and medicine among others. The Ancient Roman culture was one of the most influential empires of its time. Many of their contributions can be... More »

At its height, the empire of Ancient Rome covered large chunks of Southern Europe, Western Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Rome was the founding city and government hub of Ancient Rome and was located in what i... More »

The climate of Rome included freezing winters, frigid rains, warm and wet summers, moist winds and drought. Humidity and coolness were more prevalent in the early days of Rome. There were also varied weather patterns fro... More »

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Ancient Rome had a Mediterranean climate, with hot and dry summers and mild winters. During the summer months, temperatures can often exceed 95 degrees Fahrenheit around the middle of the day. The average temperature in ... More »

The climate of ancient China varied from scorching and humid summers in some places to extreme cold and and freezing temperatures in the highlands. The terrain and diverse topographical features of the country contribute... More »

Ancient Rome made major contributions in the areas of architecture, government, and medicine among others. The Ancient Roman culture was one of the most influential empires of its time. Many of their contributions can be... More »