The Romans belived that people should be stoic. This means that when there comes a problem, in stead of getting annoyed, you try to work through it. This article is about how to be stoic in 2017. One of them is that you can not change things out of you're control but you can change you're attitude. This means that you should not get angry about things other people do. I chose this article because this says that today people are still practicing this ancient philosophy.
The Romans believed that people should be able to choose their leader by voting. Today, most, if not all people can vote, when in the Roman time, primarily men would be allowed to vote. I chose this article because it shows that today, we vote, and in ancient Rome they voted on their leaders. This is a very influential roman legacy.
When the Romans were around, they build vaulted ceilings in most of their architecture. Today, vaults have changed a lot, now they are more decorative and end in a point at the top, when in Roman time, they were curved. The main reason I chose this article is because it shows that people use vaulted ceilings today, but the legacy has not changed.
In ancient Rome, they spoke Latin. Latin is the primary language for the Romans and the Mediterranean for a while. Even though Latin went extinct, today we still know how to pronounce it. I chose this article because it gives a very depth explanation about Latin and how it was used and where.
In ancient Rome, when counting and keeping track of food and people, they used roman numerals. The main idea of this video is that roman numerals are easy to learn and can be used for all sorts of stuff. I chose this article because it shows that roman numerals are popular today, in books, small numbers etc.
In ancient Rome, they built buildings with domed tops. I chose this article because this is a modern building based on a old design. The primary reason I chose this article is because it is a example that this architecture is still popular today
In ancient Rome, people would pay other people to make decorative art out of small pieces of glass. I chose this article because it is a work of mosaics in the bay area. The primary reason that I chose this article is because people ares still making mosaics today.
In ancient Rome, people decorated their house walls with murals. The Bay Area Muralist is a company, who for a sum of money, will paint a mural on a wall or on a building. This is a good article for my curation because in ancient Rome, people would also pay money to have murals painted, and so this is directly representing ancient Rome.