The history of the roman empire can be divided into three distinct periods the period of kings 625 510 bc republican rome 510 31 bc and imperial rome 31 bc ad 476 founding c 625 bc rome was founded around 625 bc in the areas of ancient italy known as etruria and latium. Rome is the capital city of italy the home of the vatican and the papacy and was once the center of a vast ancient empire it remains a cultural and historical focus within europe. The roman empire at its height c 117 ce was the most extensive political and social structure in western civilization by 285 ce the empire had grown too vast to be ruled from the central government at rome and so was divided by emperor diocletian 284 305 ce into a western and an eastern empire. This brief history of rome looks at a city that has risen from nothing to become a world power then fallen and re risen through cycles of good fortune and bad over the course of two thousand years the heart of italy from ancient to modern times has always been the city of rome
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