Language And Culture Of Rome

The main spoken and written language of Rome is Italian which belongs to the family of Indo-European that consisting of the languages of Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Italo-Dalmatian and Italian.

Italian, a wing of Romance language, is now the official language of Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, Vatican City, Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Croatia and Slovenia. Approximately 63 million people speak Italy.

Including the local speakers of Italy, Italian is the spoken language for the most of the immigrants of the Italy that settled in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Uruguay, United States, Venezuela, UK, France, Germany etc. Italian language has some similarity with the language of Latin, classical Latin and Spanish. Italian language is originated basically from the Tuscan dialect and it also bears a little resemblance to the Italy-Dalmatian   language and northern dialects of North Italy.

It is known in the history of Italian language that Dante, the famous poet of the 14th century, is responsible for the modernization of the Italian language by mixing of the Sicilian language with the Tuscan dialect. The earlier   Italian literary artists also had contribution to the development of the Italian language. It developed from the wide variety of dialects in the 13th and 14th centuries.

 It is noteworthy that Italian language is spoken in some of the western countries also as the migrants of Italy have settled here. Now, Italian language is taught in some of the western countries such as –Australia, Peru, Costa Rica, England, USA, Japan, Russia, Spain etc.Rome, the birthplace of the classical and   Renaissance art, is well-known all over the world for its rich art and culture as Rome was the hub of the ancient classical artists. The culture of Rome   evolved from the Roman Empire and Roman Republic. The famous artists, Michael Angelo, Rafael, and artists and scholars of the world visited Rome in ancient times.

The city of Rome from ancient times is well-equipped with the theatre halls, gymnasiums and residential sophisticated architectures. The greatest amphitheatre   of Rome, Colosseum, was a place for the games of gladiators and different games of the wild animals. In ancient times, the class struggle is seen in Rome as the major part of the population lived in the countryside. The turbulent history of Rome   gradually influenced the lifestyle of the Romans. The Romans had   seen various developments in the field of technology, architecture, and entertainment etc in the last centuries.

 The manuscripts and crafts of the Roman libraries and museums are the treasurer of the rich Roman culture, art and history. Moreover, they tell the ups and downs of the Roman history, the protestant movement including the other movements of religion.The Romans are artistic and fashionable.  They conglomerated the ancient and modern styles. They   are   theatre loving people. The city of Rome is now also well-known for fashion, erotism and public gatherings for entertainment.

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