Han China and Imperial Rome are both similar and different politically and socially in their own unique ways. The Han dynasty lasted a little over 400 years from roughly 206 B.C.E to 220 C.E. The Han dynasty followed behind the Zhou dynasty, along with the Qin dynasty, who had a heavy impact on the Han dynasty. The uprising of Rome however did not begin until about 31 B.C.E lasting to 476 C.E, ending the phase of early Mediterranean civilizations. The Roman state however began as a small monarchy, located around central Italy but soon drove out the monarchy in 509 B.C.E. These two strong empires were very far apart geographically, but they maintained significant similarities along with vast differences. Both Empires . They both share similar and different techniques of imperial administration.