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Romans

(Encyclopedia) Romans, letter of the New Testament, written by St. Paul, probably from Corinth before his last trip to Jerusalem, c.&AD; 58. It is a treatise addressed to the Christian church at…

Roman Republic and Roman Empire: Rulers

Roman Republic and Roman Empire: RulersRoman RepublicCato the Elder, statesman (234–149 B.C.)Gracchi, (Tiberius Sempronius Graccus [d. 133B.C.] and Caius Sempronius Gracchus [d. 121 B.C.],…

Roman Polanski

director, screenwriter, actorBorn: 8/18/1933Birthplace: Paris, France A survivor of war-torn Nazi Poland, Polanski first came to prominence as a director of Polish films before moving to France and…

Roman Gabriel

Born: Aug. 5, 1940Football QB 1st-round pick of L.A. Rams in 1962; voted NFL MVP in 1969 after throwing 24 touchdown passes and just 7 interceptions; threw for 3,219 yards in 1973 as a member of…

Roman Numerals

The Question: What are the Roman numerals for 50, 100, and 1,000? The Answer: There are very specific rules for writing out Roman numerals. You…

Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski directed the critical and commercial hits Rosemary's Baby (1968, starring Mia Farrow) and Chinatown (1974, starring Jack Nicholson) before leaving the United States in 1978 after being…

1999 in Roman Numerals

The Question: Is the "official" Roman numeral for 1999 MCMXCIX or MIM? The Answer: According to librarians at the National Institute of Standards and Technology…

Roman Numeral Challenge

The Challenge: Convert Arabic numbers to Roman numerals or vice versa. Arabic to Roman Please choose your level of difficulty. Beginner—Convert numbers from 1-50…

Holy Roman Empire: Emperors

Holy Roman Empire: EmperorsCharlemagne (Charles I), emperor of the West (800–814), Carolingian king of the Franks (768–814)Charles II, emperor of the West (875–77) and king of the West Franks (843…