Roman civilization emerged around the sixth century BC. At the height of (1)______ power, the Roman Empire ruled over a huge chunk of (2)______, and all the present-day Mediterranean countries (3)______ part of ancient Rome. Early Rome was (4)______ by kings, but later, the people took control over their own city and ruled (5)______. They introduced a council known as the Senate which ruled over them. From this point, Rome was referred to as the Roman Republic.
Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5.
Identify the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If no substitution is required, select No substitution. The shoebill stork can be recognise from its long legs and broad wings.