How Did Roman Advancement Impact Humanity

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I think the Roman advancement that had the greatest impact in humanity was battlefield surgery and I believe that for a few reasons. Before this was invented, if you were in the military, went off to fight in a war, and got badly injured, you would probably just die. This problem started to become really common and caused the military to lose a lot of people to fight. In addition, being a soldier became the most dangerous job. So Romans eventually came up with the idea of performing surgery and having a medic off the battlefield for soldiers who were hurt really bad. These medics were usually captured on the battlefield and started off as being uneducated. But eventually,they got well trained and educated medics and doctors to perform the
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