How was that Latin alphabet of Rome different from the English alphabet today? Roman Alphabet Image From-en.wikipedia.org
The English alphabet has 26 letters in it while the Roman alphabet only has 34 letters.
Also in Roman times the alphabet was written in all capital letters.
English Alphabet Picture- ananaddoush.net
Examples Of Latin Roots.......
-dict- to say
-duc- to lead
-gress- to walk
-ject- to throw
-pel- to drive
-pend- to hang
-port- to carry
The Julian Calender
The 'Julian Calendar' was presented to the Romans by, Julius Caesar. The calendar has 365 days, which are divided into 121 months and every four February's there is a leap year. Once a mistake was made and the calendar began to gain three days every four centuries. As of right now the Julian calender is 13 days behind the Gregorian calendar.
-Ianuarius=January, Februarias=February , Martius=March, Aprilis=April, Maius=May, Junius =June, Quintilis=July, Augustus=August, September, October, November, and December.
Examples of Roman Numerals in Modern Day..... Image below from-ehow.com
-Roman numerals are on many analog clocks and watches.
-You may also see Roman numerals in the very beginning of books before the page numbers start to come.
-Many sports are sometimes numbered using Roman numerals.
Examples Of Roman Proverbs
-The Roman greeting salve means welcome.
-The Roman saying 'Servus sum' means 'I am your slave.'
-'Deos fortiorbus adesse' means 'The gods are on the side of the stronger.
-'Festina lente' means to 'Make haste slowly'.
-'Vade in pace' means to 'Go in peace.'
-'Carpe diem' means to 'Seize the day.'
-'Veni, Vidi, and Vici' mean 'I came, I saw, and I conquered.