Many Romans believed in the pylosophy of Stoicism. This article explains how stoicism is relevant today. I selected this article because it shows us that even if we don't label our selves as stoicts today a lot of us still try to be brave strong and optimistic just like the idea of stoicism believes we should all act and believe.
Romans had basic voting rights just like we do in the US, but sometimes they get messy. This article is about the voting rights in the US and how sometimes people don't believe that every one has the right to vote. This article was good for my creation because it explains about the voting rights in the US right now and i think that it really relates back to the Romans and their own voting rights in ancient Rome.
A man named Julius Ceaser fixed the calender into a very close calender, much like what we use today. This video explains that the Julian calender (the calender that Julius Ceaser made) was a huge influence on the calender that we use today. The primary reason i selected this video was because it shows us that calenders are thing that every one uses all over the world, and the one that Julius fixed is very similar to the one that everyone still uses today.
Aqueducts were very important in Anciant Rome for transporting clean water up to 60 miles away! This website is about what aqueducts are used for and why they are important. This is a good website for my creation because it shows that the architecture that the romans invented is still nessesary in our world today.
Romans were very advanced for their time, they built many kinds of architecture we use today. This website tells us many facts about the golden gate bridge and how it was made. I selected this website because it shows us that the golden gate bridge took a lot of time and materials to build and the fact that the Romans could make simmilar bridges in their time is pretty remarcable.
The Romans had one way of counting, they used roman numerals. This video shows us that we still use Roman numerals today, and how to red and write using them. This is a good video for my creation because roman numerals on watches and fancy clocks. We also use roman numerals to mark important events that happen in the USA.
A popular thing in ancient Rome was creating statues of people but in a very realistic way. This website talks about how the statue of liberty was made and what it stands for. The primary reason I selected this website was because the statue of liberty is a great example of a statue that was made to look life like, with the folds in the fabric and her arm in the air.
Wealthy Romans could pay for people to come to their houses and paint murals on their walls. In this website they talk about how city walls are the canvases for painters to come and paint all over them. I selected this website because it is a good repersentation of how murals were created and how has not changed very much from aceint Rome to today.