Ancient Rome Answer the following questions in complete sentences What is the basic difference between Greek and Roman art? What are some examples of the creation of ideal forms in contemporary (current) American culture? What does the Latin phrase carpe diem mean? Based on your own experience is reason, experience, or instinct the best guide to making a decision? How were state religion and patriotism linked in Roman culture? How did this link between religion and patriotism affect Roman attitudes toward early Christians? Which problems of Ancient Roam do Americans face today? What other legacies of the Roman world are still with us?