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The Roman Empire

After defeating Marco Antonio, Octavio received several titles that gave him great power. Finally, in 27 BC, the Senate gave him the title of Augustus, which meant consecrated, majestic, divine. The Imperial period, traditionally, is usually divided in two moments: High Empire: period in which Rome reached great splendor (extends until the third century AD.
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The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - The Lighthouse of Alexandria

The Alexandria Lighthouse The Alexandria Lighthouse was built at the behest of Ptolemy in 280 BC by the Greek architect and engineer Socrate of Cnidus. It was a marble tower situated on the island of Faros (hence "lighthouse"), near the port of Alexandria, Egypt. With three overlapping stages - the first, square; the second is octagonal; and the third, cylindrical - had mechanisms that signaled the sun's passage, the direction of the winds and the hours.
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Geographic localization of the highlands and plains of Brazil

In the Brazilian relief, the plateaus predominate - the Guianas and the Brazilian highlands, subdivided into Atlantic, Central, Southern and South-Rio-Grandense. The regions of 201 to 1200 m of altitude occupy 58.46% of the territory. Regions above 1200 m represent only 0.54% of the surface. The Guyana Plateau occupies the north of the country and extends into neighboring countries.
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HMS Durban from the left

HMS Durban from the left Here we see the Danae clas cruiser HMS Durban from the left. If the figures at the bottom left are a date, then this would date to 1921, when she was newly commisisoned, but she looks rather too scruffy for that!How to cite this article:Rickard, J (18 May 2019), HMS Durban from the left , http://www.
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