HUMN303 Course Discussions Week 2

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HUMN303 Course Discussions Week 2
The architecture of the Greeks and Romans has influenced people for centuries…

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HUMN303 Course Discussions Week 2

HUMN303 Course Discussions Week 2

Week 2 All Students Posts 66 Pages 

Greek and Roman Architectural Influence – 36 Pages 

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The architecture of the Greeks and Romans has influenced people for centuries. When the founding fathers of America began to design Washington, DC, how were they influenced by the Greeks and Romans? How were the founding fathers of this country influenced by the Greeks and Romans?

According to the below article the style of architecture in Washington DC is Neoclassical architecture which were made during 18th & 19th century.

“Perhaps the single greatest example of these architectural styles is the United States Capitol Building, for which construction began in 1793. Thomas Jefferson wanted Congress housed in a replica of an ancient Roman temple. Since the capitol in Richmond, Virginia, was an example of Roman “cubic” architecture, he thought the federal Capitol should be modeled after a “spherical” temple…

 Greek and Roman Advancements – 30 Pages 

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Ancient peoples were often much more advanced than modern people understand. Choose one example of a Greek or Roman advancement that improved their societies. How did this advancement affect the culture of the Greeks or Romans? Has this advancement evolved and is it in use, in some capacity, in the modern world? Give us an example of a Greek or Roman advancement that improved the quality of their life or made their society more efficient and explain it.

An example of a Greek or Roman advancement that that improved the quality of their life, or made their society more efficient, I would have to say would be the Roman Census, not only did it improve their quality of life, it inspired the US to do the same. Every five years, each male citizen in Rome had to register for the census, and declare his wife, family, children, and slaves as riches, and if he failed to do so, he would loose his riches and be sold into slavery, interesting concept, but, moving forward. The more interesting factuality here is that the census, for the slave, meant freedom, if the master wished to free him, he simply registered the slave as a  citizen, and the slave was then free. This is profoundly interesting not only that they had a census but,  the fact that the census was their way of keeping order and tally on the citizens, and,  is still used today…