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Curation on the Legacy of the Roman Empire

Roman Art

Roman Art

The Romans controlled such a vast empire for so long a period that a summary of the art produced in that time can only be a brief and selective one.Romans were inspired by the Greek art and they are very familiar.The Romans had art like mosaics,statues,

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Roman Citizenship

Roman Citizenship

Citizenship is and always has been a valued possession of any individual. In Rome people voted for their leaders, but the poor and non wealthy families were not allowed to vote,the slaves were not even citizens.Only the rich and wealthy families were allowed to vote in the election. The rich people had way more rights than the poor and and the slaves.The slaves were not even human in the rich people eyes.I chose this article because it talks and informs you about the Roman Citizenship.

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Ancient Roman Philosophy - Crystalinks

Ancient Roman Philosophy - Crystalinks

A final level of education was philosophical study. The study of philosophy is distinctly Greek, but was undertaken by many Roman students.To be a philosopher you have to undertake many studies and tests.The single most important philosophy in Rome was Stoicism, which originated in Hellenistic Greece. Stoicism is a way of living, never worrying and complaining about life and living happy. Chose this article because it talks all about the Roman philosophy and is a great source to use.

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ODYSSEY/Rome/Writing

ODYSSEY/Rome/Writing

The Romans used a variety of tools for writing. Everyday writing could be done on wax tablets or thin leaves of wood. Documents, like legal contracts, were usually written in pen and ink on papyrus. Books were also written in pen and ink on papyrus.The Latin alphabet was adopted from the Greeks.I selected this article because it is a good article about Roman writing.

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Ancient Roman Language and Scripts - Crystalinks

Ancient Roman Language and Scripts - Crystalinks

The native language of the Romans was Latin, an Italic language the grammar of which relies little on word order.The spoken language of the Roman Empire was Vulgar Latin, which significantly differed from Classical Latin in grammar and vocabulary, and eventually in pronunciation.Some Romans also spoke Greek,but only the elite Romans.

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Roman Architecture

Roman Architecture

Roman architecture continued the legacy left by the earlier architects of the Greek world.The Romans were inspired by Greek architecture.Roman architecture was like Greek architecture.Romans developed new ideas from Greeks and made new architectures but it was still Greek-styled.If you look at Greek art and Roman art, you will see how similar it is.

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Newsela | Law and Citizenship in the Roman Republic

Newsela | Law and Citizenship in the Roman Republic

Roman government was called a republic and people chose their leaders.Many countries copied and the U.S too.The Romans also had senates.The poor slaves had no say in the government. People from rich families over 15 years old would be citizens.I selected this article because it is a legacy that has been passed on for centuries.

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Newsela | Chemical reaction in ancient Roman concrete was key to its durability

Newsela | Chemical reaction in ancient Roman concrete was key to its durability

Basically this article is about how the Roman buildings stayed up and what minerals and materials they used to make their buildings last this long.In this article it tells you what they used and how it stays up for so long.
I selected this article because I was interested in how the roman buildings last so long and I wanted to know what they used when they had very little knowledge of technology.

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