My top 4:
sort by best latest
The Roman Empire, without a doubt...Their influence on culture, language, the arts, politics, and religion continue today...Larry
You can help the HubPages community highlight top quality content by ranking this answer up or down.
The Roman Empire would be my favourite candidate, if only for its longevity. It was still technically in existance as the Holy Roman Empire until 1805 AD.
Romulan, but I like Mr. Spock's answer that all empires fall
1. Hellenistic Greece
1. Great Britain
4. Russia (Czarist & Soviet)
5. Iberian (Spain & Portuguese)
3. Great Britain
4. Napoleonic France
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.