Latin is one of the founding languages for about every other language and it is the most famous legacy of Rome. This article explains how the almost dead language Latin is being spoken by more and more people. I chose this article because it shows how Latin is helping people in school and how it is becoming more popular to teach in schools.
Romans had many ideas about philosophy. One of them is the idea of stoicism. A stoic is someone who never complains about anything. They just grin and bear it. This article is about the basic concept of stoicism and about someone who has recently become a stoic. The primary reason why I chose this article is because it explains the basic concept of becoming a stoic.
One of Rome's most famous legacies is the idea that every citizen of the country gets a chance to pick the leader of their country by voting. This article shows how some people had to fight for voting rights. It also shows how some people made it hard and sometimes even impossible for black people to vote. The reason I chose this article is because it explains how voting rights laws are passed and how all citizens have the chance to vote.
Romans created a language called Latin that is everywhere in our society today. This article explains what all the Latin phrases on the dollar bill mean. The primary reason I selected this article is because it translates words that we see everyday that are in a language almost nobody speaks.
Ancient Rome is famous for it's stunning architectural achievements. For example, columns, domed and vaulted ceilings, and arches are all ancient roman achievements. This article lists seven buildings in San Francisco that are strongly influenced by the ideas of Ancient Rome. I picked this article because it had good examples of all the roman inventions, and because it had buildings I recognize like City Hall, which has a domed ceiling, and columns.
Roman engineering included lots of aqueducts, which is used to transport water to other places. This article is about how the california aqueduct was built and fun facts about it. I chose this article because it was a good example of an aqueduct that is local, and resembles the roman invention.
In ancient Rome, they made lots of lifelike statues of people doing everyday things. Basically, this article is about realistic statues in America of famous people. The primary reason I selected this article was because it had good examples of realistic statues. For example, at the Lincoln Memorial, you can see the creases in the pants of the statue of Abraham Lincoln.
The Romans painted murals on walls in Ancient Rome. In this article there are many examples of murals inspired by Romans. I selected this article because it has a lot of examples of murals that reflect the original Roman idea.