Essay about Roman influence on modern institutions
Write a 1000 word essay in support of the following statement: Our world is the world of Rome. Our social institutions, our philosophical bases, our religious institutions in the West, our legal system and many other aspects of our society rest firmly on Roman social and political incentives”.
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Rome is truly the eternal city; long after the thunderous march of the centurions faded away; the rattling crowds of the Coliseum, the din of the Roman forum, not to mention the masterly cadence of Cicero as he spoke in the Senate, Rome lives on. The exquisite history of the city of Rome, the Republic and the Empire remain sources of inspiration, amazement and wonderment even to this very day………………..