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
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
The Romans Life -
Julian Calendar, Numerals, Coins and Weights and Measures
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
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.