Literature and Law in Ancient Rome

By: Joe Preston, Tyler Fickle, and Michael Dunham

Language in Ancient Rome

In Ancient Rome, the official language they spoke was Latin. This language has had a great influence on many people today. For example, the English language is made up with many Latin root words. The picture below is of the Latin alphabet.
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Ancient Roman Literature

Ancient Rome was a very rich time for writing and literature. This time period is sometimes referred to as the golden age. Some plays, poems, and stories written in this time are still famous today. Some famous authors in this time are Ceaser and Eusebius.

Ancient Roman Legal System

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The Twelve Tablets

These were the tablets that Ancient Romans put the laws on. This is very similar to the U.S constitution.
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