Greek and Roman Contributions

What was the Roman life heavily influenced by?

Greek ideas and culture.

What did the Romans invent?


What did Romans learn from Greeks?

How to use columns and arches.

Contributions of the Ancient Greeks

Art- black and orange pottery

Architecture- columns, doric, ionic, and Corinthian

Math and Science- geometry, medicine, and astronomy

Language and Literature- root and stems words came from the greek alphabet

Sports and Entertainment- first Olympics

Mythology and (Religion)- myths written to explain acts of nature and other events

Theater- common pastime in Greece, comedy

Philosophy- thinker, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle