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The authors are confident that this will happen because of the success of the Wikipedia site. Europeans "discovered" and colonized the North American continent and, even after they lost political control over its territory, their influence has predominated due to a common language, social ideals, and culture.
Diocletian (243 - 316) reinstated the Empire by 284.
Rome regained territory until 395, when the Empire was so large that it had to be divided into two parts, each with a separate ruler. The East, which considered itself the heir of Alexander the Great, spoke Greek or a dialect, while the West spoke Latin.
Charlemagne's descendants, as well as local rulers, took their sanction from the Church, while the Church's pope influenced both religious and political matters.
The result of political stability was technological advance.
After the year 1000, Western Europe caught some of the East's discoveries, and invented others.
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The city of Rome was founded (traditionally in the year 753 BCE).
Slowly, Rome grew from a kingdom to a republic to a vast empire, which, at various points, included most of present-day Britain (a large part of Scotland never belonged to the empire), France (then known as Gaul), Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Iraq, Palestine (including the territory claimed today by the modern state of Israel), Northern Arabia, Egypt, the Balkans, and the entire north coast of Africa.
Some memories remained in the lands which had once known Roman rule.
The supreme rulers of various tribes called themselves king, a distortion of the Roman word Caesar.