Roman or Romans may refer to:
- A thing or person of or from the city of Rome
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... First officially used by the Roman Catholic Church in the Unitatis Redintegratio, "Separated brethren" is a term sometimes used by the Roman Catholic Church and its clergy and members to ... Before the Second Vatican Council, per the pronouncements of the Council of Trent, the Roman Catholic Church officially referred to Protestants and other non ... the mid-1990s, the term has often been replaced by Roman Catholic officials with phrases such as "other Christians" ...
... Roman roads were a vital part of the development of the Roman state, from about 500 BC through the expansion during the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire ... Roman roads enabled the Romans to move armies and trade goods and to communicate ... The Roman road system spanned more than 400,000 km of roads, including over 80,500 km of paved roads ...
... The abbey and the associated Anglo-Saxon settlement were founded outside the Roman city ... The abbey is near the site of a Roman cemetery, which, as normal in Roman times, was outside the city walls ... It is unknown whether there are Roman remains under the medieval abbey ...
... to St Michael's Church) which contains much information about the town, both as a Roman and Iron Age settlement, plus Roman history in general ... mosaics, and many other artefacts such as pottery, jewellery, tools and coins from the Roman period ... It is considered one of the best museums of Roman history in the country and has won an architectural award for its striking domed entrance ...
... Roman (bidding system), a contract bridge bidding system Roman candle (firework) Roman chair, the exercise equipment Romans, a race in the Heroscape Universe The Romans ...
Famous quotes containing the word roman:
“Semantically, taste is rich and confusing, its etymology as odd and interesting as that of style. But while stylederiving from the stylus or pointed rod which Roman scribes used to make marks on wax tabletssuggests activity, taste is more passive.... Etymologically, the word we use derives from the Old French, meaning touch or feel, a sense that is preserved in the current Italian word for a keyboard, tastiera.”
—Stephen Bayley, British historian, art critic. Taste: The Story of an Idea, Taste: The Secret Meaning of Things, Random House (1991)
“Brutus. Now, as you are a Roman, tell me true.
Messala. Then like a Roman bear the truth I tell,
For certain she is dead, and by strange manner.
Brutus. Why, farewell, Portia. We must die, Messala.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Its no accident that of all the monuments left of the Greco- Roman culture the biggest is the ballpark, the Colosseum, the Yankee Stadium of ancient times.”
—Walter Wellesley (Red)