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Chapter 4 The Roman Legacy Group 3
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Importance of Rome n Language, law, politics, religion and art are part of Roman  culture that affect our lives today. (Alphabet, Calendar) n Roman culture is spread  from the north of England to Africa,  Spain and India n Christianity in 4th century CE was result of Roman Culture n Romans believed that their strength was in good government  and military n Romans  were known for their ability to absorb and combine  outside ideas and create something fresh from them
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Music n Roman music was intended for religious events  such as weddings and funerals (entertainment) n Has no philosophical or intellectual  significance n The tuba was the extension of the Greek  trumpet into a longer and louder bronze  instrument. It was used on public occasions  and in battle and had an unpleasant sound
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Roman Poetry and Architecture n Catullus  n writer famous for his poems and was inspired by  the works of Sappho, Alcaeus, and other Greek  poets of the 6th century B.C.E n Architecture n Romans achieved a style that is one of the most  impressive of all our legacies from the ancient  world n Superior quality in roads, sewers and aqueducts
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Roman History n Rome was founded in the 8th century B.C.E n For the 1st two and a half decades it was ruled by kings n Divided into two periods: n Republican Rome (509-31 B.C.E)- democratic government was first developed  and then allowed to collapse n Imperial Rome (31 B.C.E – C.E. 476) – Roman world was ruled by one man, 
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