The city of Pompeii was coated in ash after a volcano erupted, killing everyone there. People have found writings on the wall, graffiti, which tells us about daily life in the Roman Empire. I selected this article because these writings can tell us about what it was like to live in this empire.
The Romans made many different kinds of art, including murals, frescoes, and mosaics. This video explains where they would put these mosaics, and also where you can find them today. This video is important because it can help us learn about Roman art.
The Romans built amazing structures, such as the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and the temple of Vesta, that were almost pieces of art. In this article, it tells about the different art and architecture they built. This is a good article for my curation because it talks about how architecture can be art.
The Roman Empire built many great buildings, and the Colosseum was one of the most famous. They held gladiator battles there, and it could hold around 50,000 people. This video shows the Colosseum, one of the Roman Empire's most famous builds. I chose to put this video into my curation because lots of people will recognize the Colosseum, and how amazing it is.
The Romans have affected the way we build buildings today. This article explains exactly how they have affected us with this. This article is in my curation because I thought it was a good topic to cover, as a lot of important building have similar designs to Roman buildings, such as the Capitol Building, in San Francisco, or the White House, in Washington D.C.
In the Roman Empire, they spoke mostly Latin. This video tells about how different languages evolve and change. This video is important because lots of languages originated from Latin, such as Romanian, French, and Italian.
The Romans had different ways to become citizens. This article tells about DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which is the program that protects immigrants who came to the U.S. as children. I selected this article because like the USA right now, the Roman Empire wanted only specific people to have citizenship, and others not to. We are reliving history, in a way.
Roman law has greatly impacted the way the United States is run. Basically, this article is about the different responsibilities and rights of American citizens. This is a good article for my curation because the different rights that Americans have are similar to the rights of the Romans.