This PowerPoint Presentation gives great information on the Ancient Roman empire, focusing on contributions to today's society. It highlights important topics like Julius Caesar, Caesar Augustus, Gladiators, Pax Romana, Nero, Hannibal, the Pantheon, and Roman Engineering. This lesson also focuses on the rise of Christianity, discussing people such as Jesus, Paul, and Constantine. Perfect for the social studies class wanting to study Ancient Rome and the connections to our current culture. The PowerPoint includes 31 slides of relevant text and pictures.