Fascism however led to horrendous tragedies the prosecution and mass murder of millions of jews in hitler’s germany, and the killings of millions of russians in the infamous stalinistic purges is the bloody legacy of fascism summary: 1roman and british empires exemplify imperialism. Italian fascists identified their ideology as being connected to the legacy of ancient rome and particularly the roman empire julius caesar and augustus were idolized by italian fascists  italian fascism views the modern state of italy as the heir of the roman empire and emphasized the need for renovation of italian culture to return to roman values [13. The development of roman portraiture is characterized by a stylistic cycle that alternately emphasized realistic or idealizing elements each stage of roman portraiture can be described as alternately “veristic” or “classicizing,” as each imperial dynasty sought to emphasize certain aspects.
The most infamous example of recent ideologies (ab)using the example of th roman republic/empire is fascism, especially in its orginal form in italy in the 1920’s under benito mussolini similar to hitler’s nazi ideology, mussolini stressed the common roman heritage of the italians and wanted to restore the former glory of the roman. The roman empire and the han dynasty of imperial china coexisted with parthia and kushan, spanning the mid-latitude of eurasia and northern africa the four empires maintained certain world order and stimulated the rise of transcontinental trade later known as the silk road. Italian fascism has emulated ancient rome and mussolini in particular emulated ancient roman leaders, such as julius caesar as a model for the fascists' rise to power and augustus as a model for empire-building. The use of irrational thought and mysticism by fascist movements does not deny that fascism has its own rationality fascism linked irrationality with rationality in the same way that religion links its supernatural ideas with its organizational institutions (griffin, 2005.
Return to the teacher’s guide nazi fascism and the modern totalitarian state synopsis the government of nazi germany was a fascist, totalitarian state totalitarian regimes, in contrast to a dictatorship, establish complete political, social, and cultural control over their subjects, and are usually headed by a charismatic leader. World history - chapter 16, lesson 3 study play how did mussolini and the fascists draw upon ancient rome they took their name from the fasces, which was a symbol of authority in ancient rome mussolini promised to revive roman greatness chapter 28: section 3 fascism in italy 9 terms history-mussolini 20 terms fascism in italy. Mussolini compared the “new man” of italy to the hardened soldiers of ancient rome as for women, il duce saw their role as giving birth and caring for a new generation of warriors the fascist party organized youth organizations for all boys and girls aged 8–18. Arising out of preexisting territorial kingdoms, the roman and han empires marked a different scale and quality of empire building with a population of over 50 million people and up to 4 million square miles under its control, the han empire had vast resources on which to draw.
Fascism, mussolini avowed, was the author of the third italian civilization (the previous two being the roman empire and the renaissance) nazi ideology was also replete with notions of national redemption, the spirit of a rejuvenated people, and even the divine mission of the ss. Communism vs fascism diffen social sciences history while communism is a system based around a theory of economic equality and advocates for a classless society, fascism is a nationalistic, top-down system with rigid class roles that is ruled by an all-powerful dictator. Fascism vs nazism nazism is considered to be one form of fascism though both nazism and fascism reject the ideologies of liberalism, marxism and democracy, these two are different in many aspects it is hard to make a perfect differentiation between the two.
Fascism opposes multiple ideologies: italian fascists identify the roman empire as being an ideal organic and stable society in contrast to contemporary individualist liberal society that they identify as being chaotic in comparison  fascism, comparison and definition university of wisconsin press. Benito mussolini and fascism its name is derived from the fasces, an ancient roman symbol of authority consisting of a bundle of rods and an ax mussolini as ii duce, or the leader, tried to glorify italy and return it to its once proud state as the roman empire. Mussolini wanted to return italy to its glory days of the ancient roman empire a strong economy and a united state were necessary for both countries in case of the outbreak of another war a strong economy and a united state were necessary for both countries in case of the outbreak of another war. Italian fascism supports the restoration of italia irredenta (claimed unredeemed italian territories) to italy and territorial expansionism italian fascists claim that modern italy is the heir to the roman empire and its territorial legacy, and support the creation of vital space for colonization by italian settlers and establishing.
Fascism: origins and ideology unlike other ideologies, fascism does not have a coherent body of thought behind it the difference between the two lies in that racism and anti-semitism, while not a necessary component of italian fascism, is central to german fascism (nazism. The state is totalitarian because it controls aspects of citizens’ lives, such as their leisure time, education, and political activity, to ensure that the citizens support the regime’s goal 7 fascism, as defined in this paper, is the ideology of nationalism upheld by an anti-democratic and totalitarian state.
Italy, mussolini and fascism - benito mussolini (1883-1945) rose to power in italy following world war i mussolini sought to re-create the glory of the ancient roman empire, increasing the power and the prestige of italy. Prior to the overthrow of the last king, tarquinius superbus or tarquin the proud in 510 bce, the history of the city is mired in stories of valor and wareven the founding of the city is mostly legend and many people have preferred the myth over fact anyway. Chapter 4 - non-democracies study play regime give individuals behavioral guidance for all aspects of lives and seek to shape their interests/identities in the regime's image regime linked to ancient roman empire adolf hitler - german teutonic knights of the middle ages.