Roman Literature & Law

By: Abby Johnson & Claire Travis

Roman literature is very important because many countries Governments and languages are based off of the ancient Romans.

The Roman language is Latin, and it's literature is written in Latin.
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This is an Ancient Roman Theatre

Roman Literature has created some of the world's most interesting plays, poems, and stories.

These are some Ancient Roman writers

Ancient Roman Law

The Ancient Roman legal system was similar to our government. People had to obey a basic set of laws similar to the constitution that were carved into stone tablets and displayed.
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Stone Tablet

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Their government was republic, similar to ours, and the leaders of our new America liked the way Ancient Rome's government was set up, and copied the idea.
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Women in ancient rome could not vote, hold office, or have their own names.