The Roman Empire: The Seven Wonders Of The World

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The Romans set many standards for people that have lasted through time. The Roman Empire lasted over 500 years and has left the world with the many developments. These developments include roads, calendar, flushing toilets, sewers, architecture, and the love for watching people compete. The romans many monuments to showcase the power of Rome and give the people entertainment. Many of these monuments can still be found today. The Romans created many things that the world can wonder at. The Romans Empire created many of the things that we use today through amazing feats of engineering and innovation that have left a lasting impression on the world. The Romans were the first to think of building roads to make traveling through Rome easier. This …show more content…
The innovated many techniques in building and created things like the Colosseum, aqueducts, and also left a legacy for the beauty of Roman architecture. The Colosseum is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World because it was an amazing feat of engineering done by the Romans. The Colosseum could hold up to 80,000 people which is a lot of people for an amphitheater to hold. This was an amazing feat because it was probably one the first places of entertainment that was able to be reached by such a large amount of people. In the world today we now have stadiums that almost resemble Colosseum like seating. There is even segregation of people of social class like there was in the Colosseum. The aqueducts of Rome brought water to the city from far places for baths, toilets, and fountains. The aqueducts were made out multiple arches that could stand a lot of pressure. Most the Roman aqueducts were used up till the modern era and now are not. Some still are in use today. The Romans led the way for bringing water to people in practical ways because it was a worthwhile luxury that our system is based off of today. The United States Capitol Hill is modeled after Roman temples. The beauty of Roman architecture has stood the stand of time and will continue to because it has left a legacy of people trying to model

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