Contributions of Ancient Rome

RELIGION Facilitated the spread of Christianity throughout the Empire. GOVERNMENT Democracy plus Senate (Members represented sections of society) LITERATURE Ovid: Metamorphoses, Virgil: Aeneid, Cicero: Rhetorical works. HISTORICAL WORKS Tacitus: Histories;  Julius Caesar: Histories of  Rome. CONSTRUCTION Marcus Vitruvius Pollio: “De architectura,” deals with urban planning, building materials, temple construction, public and private buildings, and hydraulics,…

Common Errors in your Essay/Paragraph Writing

1.    Stylistic/Technical Mistakes a.    Italicize the title of a major work (novel, play, movie) Example: The Merchant of Venice (if you are writing it out, you underline the title) b.    Put title of short works in quotation marks (essays, short stories, poetry) Example: “The Fall of a City”) c.    Structural Continuity •    The way your…