The Plastico di Roma Imperiale Wasn’t Built in a Day: Accurate Mini Rome Model Took 35 Years

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The Roman Empire dominated most of Europe and parts of Africa and the Middle East for over thousand years, evolving from a monarchy to a democracy and finally a militaristic dictatorship. The empire grew out of a small settlement on the Italian Peninsula , to one of the largest empires in recorded history with up to 90 million inhabitants – 20% of the world population at that time – at its height.