Formal Latin began in around 240 B.C.E This was the native alphabet for Roman civilization. Romans would use a assortment of items for everyday writing such as wax tablets and thin leaves of wood but for important documents they would use papyrus to write on. Romans would put on plays for audiences at the amphitheater and some famous poets would also preform there.
Romans were known to be exceptional engineers one major invention was aqua ducts because these could supply drinking water that could have taken a few days to get in a matter of hours. The invention that made all the others possible was Roman concrete this could be used to make under water structures like bridges and it also allowed for roads to be made.
Romans made many statues but many of them were dedicated to the gods the Romans would build statues to honor the gods and bring good fortune. Most of the Roman art that survived till today is statues and carvings.
Romans were the first civilization to use arches witch allowed for many newer and stronger structures. The Romans were also the proud inventors of the dome witch allowed for unique architecture.