The Romans left behind a substantial amount of remarkable legacies that are still standing or still have an immensely large impact on the world today. They built over 53,000 miles of roads to connect together every province in the empire, which were mainly built by the army and were built by hand. The Romans were responsible for building the Aqueduct, which were bridges that carried water into towns. In addition, the Romans built public latrines and systems of sewage pipes to carry sewage out of the streets and had the waste into the River Tiber, then out to sea. The language 'Latin' was first initiated and consummated by the Romans, which was written in an alphabet attained from the Greek alphabet. Latin eventually evolved into one of the "Romance languages", which still used in former Roman lands. English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Italian are all "Romance languages". The word “Romance” was evolved from the word “Roman”. Some Roman building...
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