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Daily life in ancient Rome

the people and the city at the height of the empire

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      • Translation of: Vie quotidienne á Rome á lapogeé de lempire.Sources of information: p. [277]-288.Includes bibliographies and index.

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        PublishersYale university Press
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        LC Classifications1968
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        Paginationxvi, 66 p. :
        Number of Pages65
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        ISBN 100300000316
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The marriage ceremony was usually the same. Finally organised education system consisted of three levels. After her husband, who was waiting on the doorstep, had given water and fire to her, she had to say famous words: Ubi tu Gaius, ibi ego Gaia. Everybody could go to the terms and have a bath, even the poorest, because there were no entrance fees or they were very low.

Daily life in Ancient Rome

Daily life in Ancient Rome• It is interesting that the son, even if he was married or came of age, was unable to have own estate. Roman houses consisted of three parts: a front one and a middle, which was covered with tiles and of a peristyle.

Public lectures and literary sets were very popular. Roman houses Roman streets were filled with the crowds of people making their way to work, school, or just walking, even in the early morning. This activity was treated almost like a sort of sport.

There were few names in ancient Rome, so Romans replaced them with acronyms Marcus —M. The usual family consisted of: father, mother, single daughters and those, who were married but still lived with their parents and siblings, unmarried and married sons with their wives and children, and slaves.

The poor lived in dilapidated cottages or rented rooms and flats in tenement houses. A child was named when it was 10 days old.