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High culture which includes arts literature philosophy and science has risen and fallen many different times in Western Civilization In Rome there were times when high culture was overlooked and there were also times when it was a main focus Rome had many times when they were focusing on their military and shutting down attacks Other times they were very focused on arts or any other part of high culture The main focus of this paper will be showing how and why high cultures were put aside at many times The times discussed will go from the plebeians and partricians to the crisis of the third century The events that will be talked about will range from the sixth century to about 284 CE Again high culture has risen and fallen many different times in Western Civilization The cycle that I have chosen is when high culture goes from low to high and back to low Somewhere around 500 BC Rome was really focusing on their military At first they were very defensive while trying to ward off attacks from neighboring countries By about 265 BC Rome nearly had the control of the entire Italian peninsula After warding off the attacks they began to shift to the offensive side of the table Rome then started expanding there territories by conquering all the Etruscan territories As a consequence Romans saw no need for the development of industry and commerce The heros from this time are not high culture heros but war heros One of the biggest wars of the time was the First Punic War In this war Rome fought extremely hard to defeat Carthage The biggest war hero that came out of the punic wars was the one and only Hannibal Not only was Romes focus on their military at this time they were also going through political turmoil At this time the King was being replaced by two consuls As you can
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