roman empire

  1. Reverse the fate of the Han dynasty and Rome in the third century

    a question that is some times asked is why the Han dynasty collapsed while the roman empire surived the third century crisis ( so since i could find any thing) i ask can we reverse it have the roman empire collapse or split in the third century ( or should i say mantain the split of the ot with...
  2. Savage Adolescent Gothic Warriors

    How will the ancient pagan Romans and the ancient pagan Greeks react towards a group of fierce brutal brave warriors in classic Gothic clothing who brutally annihilated every single legion of ancient Roman Empire and all the Greek forces in the Roman Empire. What I mean by Gothic clothing are...
  3. Exotic non-Hellenic teenagers with exotic non-Hellenic recipes in the ancient Roman Empire

    How will ancient pagan people of the ancient Roman Empire such as Roman soldiers, Roman Patricians, Roman Plebeians, native Italic Romans, Gauls, Greeks, Germans, Samnites, Celts, Sabines, Illyrians, Thracians, Nubians, and the Roman emperor react if a non-Hellenic pale caucasoid foreign...
  4. A very foreign young woman in the ancient pagan Roman Empire

    If a foreign 19 year old young woman with the following features settled in the ancient pagan Roman Empire, how will the ancient pagan Romans react and interact with her? These are the following features of the foreign 19 year old young woman: 1. She is pale skinned, caucasoid, has built a body...
  5. WI: Julian survived

    The Roman Emperor Julian, known to history as "the Apostate", was the last pagan emperor, and the last emperor of the Constantinian dynasty. He reigned for less than two years before dying from a spear wound at the 363 Battle of Samarra. The wound was probably dealt by a Lakhmid auxiliary in the...
  6. One Thousand Legions: A Tale of Roman Dominance

    Of the general history of the Empire, and of its collapse. Part 1: The Beginning of Roman Hegemony: Roman conquest was near unstoppable. After rolling through Gaul, Greece, the Balkans, Anatolia and Egypt, the powerful Roman war machine would claim most of Europe. Yet one thing stopped them from...
  7. Plausibillity Check: Ebionite Christian Roman Empire

    The Ebionites were a christian group that didnt recognise pauline christianity and paul the apostle (paul of tarsis) and were very simmilar to judaism. In OTL they were an obscure group who never got any recognition. Is it Plausible that The Roman Empire could have converted to Ebionite...
  8. British Biscuit

    DBWI: Antisemitism instead of Antilatinism?

    Many in the early Christian Church viewed the crucifixion of Jesus on orders of Pontius Pilate as a sin collectively shared by the whole of the Roman Empire and its people; the subsequent treatment of Christians in the 1st century AD by the Roman authorities did not help improve their image in...
  9. Ancient Messemvrian

    What if Han dynasty China successfully reached the Romans and made contact with them?

    What would be the consequence of that? Would both empires help eachother out, only keep a trading connection, or lose their crap after a century or two and go to war?
  10. SunKing105

    WI: Hadrian withdraws completely from Dacia?

    As part of his general defensive strategy, in stark contrast to Trajan's expansionist policy, Hadrian withdrew from Mesopotamia and Armenia, though that was likely due to other factors, and he considered a withdrawal from Dacia. The letters sent by Roman colonists in the region, alongside the...
  11. Fate of Jews if Rome remains pagan

    Assuming, that Roman Empire never converts to Christianity (perhaps Greco-Roman faith evolves into something resembling western Hinduism or Neoplatonism became western Buddhism?) how would Jews fare in Mediterranean world? I assume better than IOTL, although I've encountered opposite views...
  12. Shadow of the Lost Son: A Roman TL
    Threadmarks: 01: Birth of Legends

    A/N: Hello dear audience! Some of you may know me from the TL 'Roma Renovata est', some may have not. Both TL focus on periods of the Roman Empire, but during times of very different fortunes. This TL will be focusing on Rome's height; The Five Good Emperors! This TL will focus on the twin...
  13. Wars of the Romans: An Alternate Timeline
    Threadmarks: Timeline (Part 1)

    WARS OF THE ROMANS An Alternate Timeline PART 1 (AD 460 to AD 485) c. AD 460: Romulus, son of Orestes, is born. c. AD 462: Amalaberge, daughter of Odoacer, is born. AD 474: Julius Nepos succeeds Glycerius as Augustus (emperor of the Romans) in the West. He appoints Orestes as his magister...
  14. Roma Renovata est: A Roman TL
    Threadmarks: 00: Prologue

    A/N: Hello everyone! This is my first TL, so I wanted to make it about something that I'm interested in. In particular I have become very interested in the Roman Emperor, especially those emperors who ruled during times of strife for the empire, such as Aurelian, Probus, and the subject of this...
  15. Nova Aetas
    Threadmarks: Introduction

    I'm new on this forum so I'm not fully sure how it works, I have been working on this timeline over the last few years on and off, revamping it entirely several times over, because of this there's probably a hundred different documents and maps that all now have various degrees of canonicity...
  16. DBWI: What if Aurelian was assassinated early into his rule?

    As we all know, the greatest emperor Aurelian would reign for 20 glorious years, singlehandly ending all threats to Rome and bringing about a new golden age to The Roman Empire. But what if his reign was ended early? What if Aurelian was assassinated? Would Roman have been able to surpass the...
  17. SunKing105

    WI: Roman Arabia?

    In 26 BC, emperor Augustus launched an expedition led by the prefect of Egypt, Aelius Gallus, to subjugate Arabia, particularly the southern parts, which were know for their aromatics and spices. The expedition didn't even fight, save for a few skirmishes with local tribesmen, but lost a huge...
  18. WI: Constans II Triumphant

    Constans II was emperor of the Byzantine Empire from 641 to 668 arguably one of the harder times for the empire. As far as i am aware he tried to refocuse the empire on the mediterannean and atleast partly in the west and planned to retake italy. What if he was successfull with his plans, what...
  19. Imperium Americae - Brainstorming for a Roman America
    Threadmarks: Prelude

    May 13, 400 A.D. Near modern-day Virginia Beach It had been almost two months since he had felt the wonderful solid ground beneath his feet. The journey on the magnificent Roman galleys and dromons had been long and hard; almost 900 people had died of sickness or drowning along the way. A...
  20. WI: Emperor Nymphidius Sabinus

    Nymphidius Sabinus was a Praetorian prefect who played a crucial role in the downfall of Emperor Nero by persuading the Praetorian Guard to desert him. Between Nero's death and Galba's arrival in Rome, he tried to take the throne for himself. Unfortunately for him, nobody took his claim...
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