Ancient civilizations had lots of technology that they used in order to survive. Ancient Rome has one of the strongest and massive empires. The ancient settlement was located on the Southern part of Europe that now is called Italy. The settlement began as a small town founded in the 753 B.C. by a tribe of Latins.
The youtube video that Google Produced was very well constructed and gave us a keen insight into what it was the the architect looked like in the time of ancient Rome. Throughout the video One gets to explore and visualize the brilliance in the layout of each of the famous pieces of the Ancient Roman world. The architecture has elements that consist of Etruscan and Greek style in them. The Individual columns with the basic architectural unity throughout the entire building. Orders used to dramatize the design of the interior and exterior of the palace.
One example was the Roman Empire; it exemplified fascinating methods of the citizens’ entertainment. All representing Roman culture, the primary sources of entertainment in the Roman empire were gladiatorial matches, theatrical performances, and chariot racing. The Roman Empire owed much of its inspiration for sports, gladiatorial contests, and executions to Etruria, Campania, and Luciana. Historians have researched how gladiatorial fights came to Rome for hundreds of years. Researchers have pointed to extremely old places such as such as Etruria, Campania, and Lucania (Connolly 2003, 68).
In contrast, the good parts of migration are the Grand tour and Caravaggio. Migration as a whole is an essential part of history because it helps us to see how the culture and architecture of the people here in Rome and in Italy were
Carthage also had many gifted leaders and general like Hannibal, who lead their armies on conquests through the Mediterranean. These conquests yielded many new territories for the city but their primary wealth still came from there trade services. The growth of their economic strength was astounding as they acquire gold and silver from various nations in the region. One such nation was Spain. Spain would give the Carthage large sums of money for good from other countries.
Francisco Coronado By: Alexander Francisco Coronado became a famous person in history. He did many things. He also discovered a national treasure. These are some facts on what Francisco Coronado did this is his history. Francisco was born 1510 in Salamanca,spain.
How far can a person’s ego and ambitiousness go? Roman emperors’ engineering abilities were so precise and always had great purposes, but those features are not only the reason their huge projects were so successful. In the video “Rome: Engineering an Empire” talks about how the Roman emperor’s ambitiousness and egos were able to construct such incredible buildings like the Colosseum (70-80 CE), the Pont-du-Gard aqueduct (16 BCE), temples, roads, the Roman Pantheon (118-125 CE), the Hadrian Wall (128 CE), etc. It is clear how the power of these emperors can make such hard engineering projects so quick and at the same time so precise, with no errors. For example the Vespasian's Colosseum, the world’s most famous arena, was built by more than 12,000 men and it took them 8 years to finish.
Europe has many known places around the world. One place that may come to mind when thinking of Europe is Spain. Spain is where the Romans decided to build a civilization and as time passed, the city was reduced to the ruins that currently reside in the area today. Along with the ruins, there are many more things that Spain includes as a reason to visit it in person. Places that Spain include like the Roman ruins are a great way to learn, can demonstrate history and can show culture.
One of the main ways to encourage this growth is through the use of of art and architecture and Romanesque art is one of the most known. During this period architectural creation grew abundant and attracted many worldwide to make pilgrimages and see for themselves. Christians were especially enticed by the building of places such as St. Peter 's Basilica in Rome or St. James ' in Spain. These churches were not only architecturally significant but also
Did you ever think about the diversity and culture of hispanic people when you celebrate Spanish heritage month? Most likely not, but you should consider because it is very remarkable. There is so much beyond the term hispanic such as the diverse cultures, languages, heritage, and the overall meaning of what it means to be hispanic. But this month and time is to truly celebrate what these people have done for our country and what they still are doing today. Do you know what it means to have diverse cultures?
There were many civilizations that have made an impact on the United States. Ancient Rome was one of civilization that made a huge impact on the United States. It was one of the largest and most helpful the world has seen. There were many reasons that Ancient Rome impacted the United States. The main impacts were the development of government, influencing languages, and city-planning.
For 700 years the Roman Empire was in control of Spain which assisted in making the structures in their area as stated by Ryan Howland. Spain 's history dates back 100s of years. Spain is one of the best places to visit the Roman ruins because of the many Roman structures built in Spain, and the fact that it controlled the Roman empire for 700 years, Spain has also spent time in preserving the ruins. According to Julie Kellogg Toledo ( a city in Spain) boasts a plethora of churches, synagogues, mosques, convents, and palaces. They also built amphitheaters that provided entertainment for the Romans at the time.
It is inconceivable that some of this art was created thousands of years ago, given the intricacy and mesmerizing beauty of some of the pieces there. The exhibits that captured my imagination the most were those collections from the Egyptian, Greek, and Roman civilization. I have always been intrigued by ancient civilization for their vast contributions to the present time. In large, this fascination is a product of the vast amount of knowledge that we have about them from the countless art pieces, sculptures, tombs, literature, writing scrolls, artifacts, clothes and other things that we have been able to uncover and preserve. Moreover, the material that I have acquired in this Humanities class, not only has broadened my knowledge and understanding of those civilization, but also has forged strong connection with them.
It made me feel very proud of my Peruvian ancestors. When I visited the pyramids of Teotihuacan in Mexico, I was amazed at its architecture. It was incredible to see these archeological monuments still standing as proof of their existence as empires. I hope that someday I will also have the opportunity to visit Chichen Itza.
Roman Arches ￼Vanni Archive/Corbis Arches have existed for roughly 4,000 years, but the ancient Romans were the first to effectively harness their power in the construction of bridges, monuments and buildings. The ingenious design of the arch allowed the weight of buildings to be evenly distributed along various supports, preventing massive Roman structures like the Colosseum from crumbling under their own weight.. Along with columns, domes and vaulted ceilings, the arch became one of the defining characteristics of the Roman architectural style. Battlefield Surgery ￼G. Nimatallah/De Agostini/Getty