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Chapter 6-3 World History
The Roman Achievement
Terms in this set (14)
Greek Hellenistic and Roman traditions blended together.
wrote the epic poem The Aeneid Tried to show that Rome's past was as heroic as the Greeks, arouse patriotism, unite Rome after decades of civil war. Wrote when Augustus rose to power,
historian who sought to arose patriot feeling and restore traditional Roman virtues. Recounted tales of Roman heroes such as Horatius and Cincinnatus
famous Dome structure, temple to all of the Roman gods
: Greek doctor who advanced the frontiers of medical science, compiled a medical encyclopedia. Experiments to prove conclusions
: system of law that applied only to the citizens of Rome
law of nations
law that applied to all those under Roman rule
to make fun of
picture made from chips of colored stone or glass
application of science and mathematics to develop useful structures or machines
bridge like stone structures that brought water from the hills into Roman cities.
How did Greek culture influence the development of Roman Civilization?
Romans admired and adapted Greek culture: influences all fields of art
How did Romans use technology to improve life in the empire?
Developed Roads, bridges, and harbors. Still used long after empire. Aqueducts most glaring example.
What principles of law did Roman develop?
Person presumed innocent until proven guilty, judges allowed to interpret laws, accused allowed to face accuser, people of the same status were equals before the law.
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