Who were the Romans? The Roman Life section provides history, facts and information about the people of Ancient Rome. Facts and information about the life of politicians, women, children, the family, marriage, education and food. Places that they spent their life such as their homes, the forum, the theatre and the Colosseum. It also includes the history facts and information about the Patricians and the Plebeians, the citizens of Rome, the slaves and the senators, the activities and entertainments in Ancient Rome.
Life of the Romans - Patricians and Plebeians
The life of the Romans was dependent on their class structure. The Romans were divided into three tribes and the people were initially separated into two ranks or classes. The small ruling class of nobles were called the Patricians and the lower class were called the Plebeians. Slaves were added to the people of Rome and another class called the Equites, or Knights, of Rome.
Life of the Romans - Food, Meals and Recipes
The Romans loved their food which became more luxurious and elaborate as their empire increased. These articles provide information about the times and customs surrounding meals, Roman food recipes and the type of food and desserts eaten by the Romans and a selection of Roman food recipes for meat, fish and desserts.
Romans Life - Government of Rome, the Politicians, the Forum and the Senate
The quality of life of the ancient Romans depended how ell the government worked. What exactly was the Senate and what did the senators do. Who were the other Roman politicians?
Life of the Romans - Law, Crime and Punishment
The law played an important part in the life of the Romans. Civil Law and Criminal Law. The Law of the Twelve Tables was the ancient legislation on which the law was based on. The extension of the Roman empire, the increase of riches, and consequently of crime, gave occasion to a great number of new laws. Descriptions of the crimes and punishment are also detailed in these articles.
The Romans Life - Julian Calendar, Numerals, Coins and Weights and Measures
History, facts and information about how people lived their lives. Their numerals and number system, names of Romans, the names of the days of the week and the months, weights, measures and coins. Comprehensive facts about life in Ancient Rome.
Information and Facts about the Roman Life
The content of this category provides comprehensive details of Roman Life including facts and information about the everyday life of the Romans including articles on the Patricians, the Plebeians, Law, Senate, Senators, Punishment, Food, Meals, Recipes, life at the forum, life in the government, the law, crime and punishment, and a description of the people who worked in the government, a list of jobs, the slaves, life in the homes, numerals, the alphabet, coins, names and the calendar. Special events in the life of a citizen such as marriages, weddings and funerals. Interesting facts and information about the life of the Romans.