- Roman Influence in Today’s Culture – Part I – Architechture
- Roman Influence in Today’s Culture: Wedding Traditions
- Roman Influence in Today’s Society – Part 3 – The Calendar
Looking at these two buildings it’s hard, unless you look carefully, to tell them apart. The one on the right is the Roman Pantheon originally built in 27 BC, destroyed in a fire in 80 AD and rebuilt in 126 AD – it still stands.
Amazing. A building almost 2000 years old is still standing. The ancient Greeks and Romans were superb engineers. So much so, that the magnificence of their structures is copied over and over again in government, financial and many other modern-day buildings including the Supreme Court building (top, left) built in 1935.
This is the first in a series. I’ll be writing about other influences like democracy, weddings, military, medical and other things that if it weren’t for Roman ingenuity, we wouldn’t have it today.
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