Stoicism was a very important Roman philosophy, it teaches the development of self-control and being one with nature. It was a very important belief of the Romans to be their best self, and that is what stoicism taught. Even today stoicism is thriving so much that people have established a stoic college. This site talks about the meaning of stoicism, and why they kept stoicism going up until today. This website is the website of a stoic collage. At this stoic collage you can practice the belief of stoicism, and then become a stoic philosopher. I chose this article because it shows how stoicism is still thriving and being practiced all the way back since in ancient Rome.
The Romans were one of the few civilizations who believed in citizenship. Back in Ancient Rome, Citizens (only men) had their own set of rights. The Romans established a republic, a government in which citizens elected representatives to rule on their behalf. Now the United Sates is a republic as well and we have our own set of rights being US citizens. In This Article it explains the different voting voting laws throughout the sates. For Example, in many states the laws where made harder for hispanic people, and african americans to vote. I chose this article because, it shows how two different republics throughout history have similar citizenship laws and rights, and this articles shows what citizenship laws are like in the US.
Up to today, Latin is one of the most well known dead languages. Throughout history Latin has been taught as a language or form of writing in many schools. Up until the two thousands Latin was a common class taught threw out the world. In this article it discuses how Latin is used today. This article argues that latin can be helpful learning the roots of English words. Years ago, it was very common for many people such as president to speak Latin. I chose this article, because it gives a good example of the way people are using latin today, and the way it can help you understand english as well.
The main written language in Ancient Rome was Latin. Latin has a huge influence on many common English words today. In the article, it talks about how Latin prefixes, suffixes, and root words have formed many English words today. I chose this article because, it discuses how Latin has helped create most of the English vocabulary used today.
The Romans are known for their design in architecture. Many official buildings built in the US are very strongly influenced by Roman architecture. The most obvious is the White House, which displays Roman influences in the arches and columns on the exterior. This articles shows how many of the Romans great architecture techniques have been used by people in the US. I chose this article because it shows how the Romans advanced architecture as carried on to many important buildings today.
Aqueducts where a very important resources for transporting fresh water. In ancient Rome, Aqueducts moved water through gravity alone, usually along a slight overall downward gradient within conduits of stone, brick, or concrete, but sometimes through steeper gradients. In this article it talks about how to people still use aqueduct today. For example, the sate of California has a aqueduct. I chose this article because, it shows how many of the Roman engineering techniques are still commonly used today.
In ancient Rome art was a big part of their culture. Another form of art is mosaics. Mosaic is a image made up of small pieces of colored glass, stone, and other materials. Today many mosaics art form has become very popular all over the world. In this article, it gives many examples of different mosaics look and the broad verity of styles of mosaics that can be created. I chose this article because it gives very clear examples of mosaics today and how many artists use the same technique people used back in ancient Rome.
Romans were great artist, one popular form of art they painted were murals. murals are like frozen scenes. These murals where ment to look realistic. Similar to murals, where frescos, Frescoes are murals painted on wet plaster. In this Article, it talks about the top murals painted through out the world today. I chose this article because, by looking at these murals you can see how artists have encourperated roman murals into modern day art.