Thanhthuan

Thanhthuan - The biggest contribution that the Romans ever...

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The biggest contribution that the Romans ever made was probably that they were the first civilization to put their laws in writing, this was known as the twelve tables. In the Roman Government the citizens voted on their ruler or rulers. The Romans were the first civilization to have a Republic government. Also the Romans had one set of laws and one language. . The Romans also believed in multiple gods and many people had different beliefs that changed throughout this time The Romans during the time of their Republic relied on their advanced technology, social structure, leadership and politics to achieve as much as they did. To these people, their gods affected all of these factors and the relationships mankind had with them. The contractual relationship between mankind and the gods involved each party in giving, and in return receiving services. The Romans believed that spirits residing in natural and physical objects had the power to control the processes of nature, and that man could influence these processes by symbolic action. The first is a primitive form of religious creed; the second a type of magic. Compare to modern society, the Romans seem extremely superstitious. But then today's major religions have all throughout their past discouraged, even combated, superstitions. Also present-day sciences and technological world allow little room for superstition. The Romans lived in an era previous to this. Their world was full of unexplained phenomena, darkness and fear. These characteristics affected every
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2010 for the course HCC HISTORY taught by Professor Danyy during the Spring '10 term at HCCS.

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