Ancient Roman government was controlled by a senate, even when it was an empire. Today, our government is also a senate. This video is about the influence the Ancient Romans have on our modern life, and their culture, it explains the use of their senate, and the structure of their government. The reason I selected this article is because our government structure is based on the structure of the Ancient Roman government, and this video explains that.
Roman laws said that every citizen had the right to vote, and the US has used some variations of these laws. This article is about controversies over voting rights, and explains some of the history of voting rights laws. The main reason I selected this article was because Roman laws made it so every citizen had the right to vote, and this article shows how the US is trying to replicate this idea.
Roman architecture included domed ceilings, and San Francisco's city hall is a good example of a domed building. This article explains a lot of things about the San Francisco city hall, and includes a lot of facts about it's architecture, and it's use. This is a good article for my curation because a lot of Roman architecture included domed ceilings, and the San Francisco city hall is a very good example of this type of Roman architecture.
Roman engineering had aqueducts to carry water long distances, and the California aqueduct is an example of how this engineering technique is used today. This article explains how much water the aqueduct carries, and where is goes. This article is important because the Roman empire used aqueducts to carry water, and the California aqueduct is a similar one to those used in the time of the Roman empire.
Roman art included statues of people, and the thinker is a good example of one of these types of statues. This article shows a lot of information on this statue, and it's creator. I selected this article because roman art included statues of people, and the Thinker is a good example of this type of art.
Our modern calendar, the Gregorian calendar was made and perfected by the Romans, then introduced by a pope in the 1600's. This article is about the history, and origins of our modern calendar. The reason I chose this article is that Romans made our calendar, and we still use it today.
Roman philosophy included the idea of stoicism, and many people today still use these ideas, and follow this philosophy. This article shows what it really means to be a stoic, and how this practice is used in many peoples lives. I chose this article because many Roman citizens followed Stoicism, and many people today still do.
The Romans used murals to decorate their buildings, and we still use them as a decoration today. This article has 49 of San Francisco's murals on a map. I chose this article because the Romans used murals to decorate their buildings, and this article shows how we use them today.