Rome had a lot of laws and philosophies (as it should) to maintain the the Roman Empire. In fact, one of their philosophies we still use today, innocent until proven guilty. Sound familiar? In this article you will learn the process of how the Romans created different laws and philosophies you will also learn a little more about the language of Latin and and about the Roman architecture. I chose this article because it not only taught me about the Roman Laws, but it taught me about Latin and a little more about architecture.
Romans developed a language to speak called Latin. Although Latin is now considered a dead language it wasn't many, many years ago. This video is about how Latin became a dead language and why it isn't thought of as extinct. This video also tells us of how Latin is used differently in different languages. I chose this video because it taught me why Latin is considered a dead language and what Latin is used in today.
Rome developed several different ways of art. One was called a mural, a work of art painted directly on a wall. In this article we will read about modern day art, in which a man paints different walls with the letters of the alphabet (which the Roman Language also inspired) to help teach kids the letters in this alphabet. I chose this article because it not only told us about modern day murals but it also told talked about the alphabet which the Roman Language Latin also inspired.
Rome had an empire, and with that came the now known as a dead language, Latin. Latin inspired many different words in different languages. In this article you will learn a little about what languages Latin effected, a little about the Roman republic, Caesar and Augustus, and how the military was. I chose this article because it not only told me what languages Latin affected, but a little more about Rome.
The Romans perfected the invention of domes, aqueducts, and arches. They used the aqueducts to provide people with water all over the Roman Empire. This video tells of how the Italians of the Renaissance studied Ancient Rome's architecture to improve theirs. For example, the narrator explains that the Italians studied the Ancient Romans creation of the Pantheon and created the Vatican. I chose this article because it showed not only how the roman architecture inspired others but how some of the domes were created.
The Roman government had 2 different types of ruling systems, one included an emperor, and the other way was to have a republic. This Newsela article teaches you how who was allowed to rule, who was allowed to vote on who was going to be the "president", who the senate was, and what a dictator is. I chose this article because it taught me who was allowed to vote and what the senate was in the Roman Republic. I thought that it was quite unfair that women were not allowed to vote although back then, most women weren't.
The Romans were very good at making art especially mosaics. They made a lot of art from tiny bits of tiles or broken bits of tiles and put them on a wall, which, you guessed it, were called mosaics. This website gives you different links that have pictures of mosaics in San Francisco. I chose this article because it gave me a great image of what a mosaic looks like and that form of art is fairly popular in current time.
The Romans created and built buildings and structures to help them with daily life. They relied on aqueducts to get water out to the entire empire in Rome. In this Newsela article we learn how the Romans created and what the Romans created that impact our daily life. The tunnels were created because they didn't want to go around or over the mountain, but with the tunnels they could go straight through. The primary reason I chose this article was because it taught me how the structures were created and that was really interesting to learn.