Ancient Rome was a huge empire that ruled over the Mediterranean. Rome gave many gifts to other civilizations, for instance, the way the Colosseum was built was introduced to other civilizations. The Roman republic was somewhat meeting the common good. Common good meaning everyone was being affected in a good way. If I had to give Rome a grade it would be an A minus.
In conclusion, Howard Carter’s discovery not only helped to reveal how incredible mummies, tombs, and gold were, but much more about the society that the Ancient Egyptians lived in. Had King Tut’s tomb not been discovered, there would have been a great chance that today’s world would not have known of the advancements of the ancient world and how utterly amazing it had been. The discovery of the tomb had been extremely important, Egypt had met all of the requirements of civilization, and there was insight provided by Howard Carter that during King Tut’s reign there had been a certain social structure. Thanks to the curiosity of the great Englishman, we now have the evidence that Egypt was a well developed society and that King Tut had been one of the most fascinating kings of all
The Roman Empire has left an immense architectural legacy. Ancient structures such as the Roman Colosseum also known as the Amphitheatre flavium; tells us accurately more about the culture of Rome’s inhabitants. The structural attributes of local architectural designs aids our comprehension of a certain group of people in this case being the Romans, as well as their way of living and the history of the people more than any written word ever could. Due to Gladiatorial combats, the colosseum was known as a place for celebrations, entertainment and bloodshed in the Roman empire. The Colosseum, which is centrally situated in the city of Rome, east of the Roman forum, was built around the A.D. 70 by Vespasian.
Julius Caesar was a great leader who had many important impacts and influences on Rome. He guided his people through many troubles and overall helped them prosper, and he made choices that impacted his nation. He made choices and they impacted Rome, genres that authors use can help show people that. Gaius Julius Caesar was born on 100 B.C. Caesar’s family did not have influence or a lot of money but when Caesar became ruler of Rome he became one of the most rich influential people in Rome.
Not only were slaves popular, but they were an essential advantage to fulfill the prospects of the empire. Primarily, Roman mythology had strengthened the belief among the people of Rome to own a slave. They believed when Jupiter, the supreme Roman god, overthrew Saturn, the king of gods and the god of harvest, it exhibits a sense of control among resources, or slaves. Slaves were seen everywhere across
Introduction: The Two Buildings; Parthenon in Athens and Pantheon in Rome are both classical heritage of the former world powers. Both buildings were temple built and dedicated to the gods of Athens and Romans. The excellent strength and the durability of these temples are unimaginable. Going by the length of time that these buildings have been in existence, one cannot but admires the brilliance of the ancient Greek and Roman architects for such excellent edifices that have outlived many generations, and yet remain a symbol of ancient Greek and Roman history. In this piece of work, it is essential to compare the two buildings while systematically considering their similarities and differences that have memorialized their existence until now.
Most of the cultural foundations of the Western civilization is based upon ancient Greek and Roman culture and these had a powerful and influence on the spread of culture in the progressive periods of Western World. There was a naturalism and perfection in their art. The similarity of the Architecture was visualized between continents by travelling East, across atlantic ocean and by travelling to Rome and Italy and other parts of the world. The Greek sculpture emphasized the ideal human form and Roman sculture presented more realistic representations of people and the Romans were considered to be more practical minded. The influence has been shown to be immense on language, legal, politics, educational systems, Engineering and Technology as
The Byzantine Empire was a successful maritime-based civilization that connected Europe and Asia. There is much debate on whether the Byzantine Empire was a new empire or a continuation of the Roman Empire. Although the Byzantine Empire is made up of old parts of Eastern Rome, it was it’s own new civilization because of different religious beliefs, new advancements in technology, and a far superior economy to that of the Romans. The Byzantines valued Christianity and religious values much more than the Romans ever did. The Byzantine people valued their religious beliefs that it is said in document 2 that the God had more power than any living man.
This great contribution was possible because of their understanding of mathematics and optics(Doc 5). Also calendar would not have been perfected so our sense of date would not be perfect either. Architecture was also a great achievement and advancement of the Islamic civilization because in (Doc 7) is states that “Muslim architects blended features from various sources” and that is what influenced many amazing buildings created by muslims such as “The Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem”. These architectural achievements by the muslim people helped create modern skyscraper and amazing modern building because all architects learned from the design and structure of Islamic architecture. Another way islamic architecture improved the modern calligraphy and styles of today.
As we know, the Romans liked to find different ways of expressing themselves. Whether it was from elaborate paintings, or timeless architecture, Rome made sure everyone knew they were proud of who they were and what they have accomplished. Being the excessive boasters that they were, the Romans wanted a way of not only displaying their riches and fortunes, but to also show their loyalty and gratitude to the great leaders who influenced their lives. Art was usually the answer; paintings and sculpture being the most popular. Learned mostly from the Etruscans and Greeks, sculpture did not reach a high point in Rome until the 1st and 2nd centuries (Kamm, n.d.).
The Hypogeum had many surprises like water flooding and two-floor system. (Ponticelli). As one of the greatest structures in Roman history it created an impact. Like every legacies they have left many thing behind for the modern world. This structure is used all around the world which is also known as the "stadium". "