The roman empire dates all the way back to 27 BC where two children named Romulus and Remus.They are brothers that grew from the care of a she wolf and then they were the ones who founded and created the Roman Empire but in the end Romulus killed Remus. Then from there on many great leaders and advances were made and that is how the Roman Empire grew and expanded for a long period and were one of the greatest empires the world has ever known. They all connect geographically because they all are from the same region which is Rome. They all connect chronologically because their events all happen during the reign of the Roman Empire and that some were built in the common era and were during the 1st and 2nd century. They all connect conceptually because there are great leaders and great advances from these pictures.