Presentation on theme: "DRILL Why is the legacy of Rome so great?. CW: Compare & Contrast Roman Twelve Tables to Hammurabi Arguably, one of Rome’s greatest contributions to modernity."— Presentation transcript:
DRILL Why is the legacy of Rome so great?
CW: Compare & Contrast Roman Twelve Tables to Hammurabi Arguably, one of Rome’s greatest contributions to modernity is it’s system of laws and republican form of government The legacy of Rome was no longer vested in one leader … it could now outlive specific leaders and endure through turnovers REVIEW the Roman Twelve Tables & the Code of Hammurabi DECIDE how they compare – are there fundamental differences? Similarities? Why?
10 Innovations that built the Roman Empire url: http://www.history.com/news/histor y-lists/10-innovations-that-built- ancient-rome?
10 Innovations that built Rome The Western Roman Empire may have fallen more than 1,500 years ago, but its rich legacy of innovation and invention can still be seen today. The Romans were prodigious builders and expert civil engineers, and their thriving civilization produced advances in technology, culture and architecture that remained unequaled for centuries. From aqueducts to newspapers, find out more about 10 innovations that built ancient Rome.
5. Bound Books
6. Roads and Highways
7. Roman Arches
8. The Julian Calendar
9. The Twelve Tables and the Corpus Juris Civilis
10. Battlefield Surgery
HW: Hear Ye! Hear Ye! TOP Innovations that built Rome! From your reading and perhaps from this presentation, headline your TOP THREE Roman innovations – You want to make sure your list focuses on how those innovations made Rome a GREAT empire Illustrate your list like a ROMAN NEWSPAPER Be creative … be neat … DUE: Thurs, 10/17/2013