Do Roman legacies matter?
This guide sets out resources and links that may be useful when you are deciding about the influence that ancient Roman ideas, literature, art and architecture may have on our lives today. It is up to you to decide how important they are!
Important Roman legacies
- Roman cities and town planning
- Roman roads
- Roman architecture
- Roman plumbing, aqueducts and bathhouses
- Roman law and justice
- Roman money and time
- Roman entertainment and the arts - gladiator fights and chariot racing
- Roman medicine
- Roman education
Excellent interior and exterior panoramic views of the Colosseum
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The Roman Empire: in the First Century. The Roman Empire. Emperors. Emperors | PBS
Website with information on Roman Emperors and the Roman social order, plus much more.