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Palmyra, an ancient city in Syria. It was situated at an oasis in the Syrian Desert, 140 miles (225 km) northeast of Damascus.

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Rome and the Roman Empire, the most powerful state of the ancient world. It grew from an Italian village to a city-state and into an organization that ruled the shores of the Mediterranean and much of western Europe.

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Caesar, a title that came from the name of a Roman family. The first important member of the family was the soldier and statesman Gaius Julius Caesar.

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