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Wine
Roman Vinum – the Wine of the Romans In antiquity, wine was the only beverage recognized by all nations of the Mediterranean. As today, there was the separation into... more ...
Toys of roman kids
Toys for Roman Children “The next time your parents slaughter a sheep, have them give you the knucklebones,” was an instruction for Roman children for getting... more ...
Writing materials
Roman Writing Materials At first, Romans used wooden tablets around 20 centimeters wide and six to 15 centimeters long. The surfaces were whitened and they were written on... more ...
Libraries
Rome’s Libraries There had been private libraries in Rome since the 2nd century BC. Public libraries for Greek and Latin literature were only established during the... more ...
Law in roman time
Roman Law What rights did the Romans have? In the Roman Republic, all citizens had two basic rights: The right to vote (suffragium) and the right to call on the Roman... more ...
Abunantia
The Roman goddess Abundantia brings prosperity and abundance In Roman mythology, the Roman goddess Abundantia was the personification of abundance. A cult in the form of... more ...
Clothing of the Romans
Roman Clothing All in all, Roman clothing was similar to the Greek. The tunic  was a piece of clothing for everyone. It was usually made up of two square woolen... more ...
Booksellers
Booksellers in Ancient Rome In antiquity, the author wrote the original manuscript of his work himself or dictated to a scribe slave. The manuscript was then given to a... more ...
Baths of the romans
Roman Baths The Romans were famous for their baths and thermae . The ancient baths were set up along a central axis. In the thermae , there was a smaller space for the... more ...
Books
Ancient roman Books In antiquity, the standard form of books was taken from Pharaonic Egypt, scrolls usually made of papyrus and rarely of parchment. In ancient Rome,... more ...