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Year 7 - Ancient Rome: What did Rome ever do for us?

What did the Romans do for us?

Monty Python said it so well!

Write a list - so many things Rome invented had a great influence on life at the time and through history

Other inventions

Roman roads and trade routes

Romans were great road builders – they built mostly linear roads in order to minimize distances for military, political and trade reasons.

Roads that are as old as 2000 years still exist in Italy today. One such example is the Via Emilia, which connects Piacenza to Rimini in Emilia-Romagna, and celebrated just last year 2200 years since its foundation.

from Italy magazine 

Aquaducts and.....toilets

This is an image of some Roman toilets   from The Atlantic