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Roman Frescoes

Roman Frescoes

Frescoes are a kind of way the Romans painted their walls. Basically, this article explains how the Romans sometimes painted their walls. This is a good article for my curation because people still use frescoes to paint murals.

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Early Roman Mosaic

Early Roman Mosaic

The Romans had mosaics that they made themselves. In this YouTube video, we learn how the Roman mosaics were like and what they were for. This is a good video because it tells some people still use mosaics as little art tiles to put together and hang up.

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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

Vaults are a kind of way the Romans built walls to make they're safe. This articles explains how strong the Romans walls were and how they are getting stronger and stronger. The primary reason I selected this article was that some people still use vaults to hold up their walls like Washington D.C.

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Aqueducts

Aqueducts

Aqueducts are a way the Romans got there water. In this article, it's about how the Romans were able to live far away from water and was still able to get water because of aqueducts. I selected this article because people to this day still need fresh water and the way some people get water today is from aqueducts.

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Ancient Rome: Roman Law

Ancient Rome: Roman Law

The Romans had laws that were created similar to the way we create our laws. This article is about Roman laws and the way the Romans created them. The primary reason I selected this article was that it connects to how laws are made in the US for the following reasons: they voted for their laws, the punishment for crimes depended on the crime, they officially announced new laws in assemblies, and lots of other ways.

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Newsela | Law and Citizenship in the Roman Republic

Newsela | Law and Citizenship in the Roman Republic

The Romans had a law about voting in their country. This article explains the Romans how citizenship worked in Ancient Rome. This article is important because it partly connects to how we have voting laws and have to be at a certain age to vote for citizens.

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Latin influence in the English Language

Latin influence in the English Language

The Romans language connected to the English language. In this article, it tells us how the Romans language connects to our language. The primary reason I selected this article was that it tells us about the Romans language and the English language and the differences and the parts that connect.

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Greek & Latin Roots 21 30

Greek & Latin Roots 21 30

The Romans had a great language that connects to our language. In this video, it tells us some words that are connected to our language from the Romans language. I selected this because the English language is partly based on the Greek/Latin roots.

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