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Facts about the Ancient Romans
Transcript of Facts about the Ancient Romans
The ancient Romans used gross
animal parts for taking care of their
hair, for example: earthworm ashes,
hippo skin, bat blood, hedgehog
ashes, and even leeks boiled in wine!
Only boys were allowed to
go to school!
The best kind of slave to be in ancient
Rome was a Greek one since
the Romans really admired them and
treated them well.
In chariot races, the
teams would be named
The Romans had a huge road
The Roman gods were a lot like Greek gods.
The Roman king
god was Jupiter
who was also god
of the sky and
lightning. Sounds a
lot like Greek king
god Zeus, don't
If you wanted to join
the army in ancient
had to sign on
for 25 years!
was a national
(he must of got a lot of presents!)
When a baby was born, he/she
was placed at their father's feet
and if he picked
them up, he
of the child. If he
didn't, the baby was
abandoned and, most
likely, died. :(
Streets were so crowded in ancient
Rome that no wheeled traffic was
allowed during the day.
Many Roman women would die
in childbirth before they
When someone died, their oldest son would
put a coin in the
so in the afterlife
they can pay the
who takes them
River of Styx and
to Hades, god of the
ZEUS OR JUPITER?
Ancient Romans would eat
There were three classes:
aristocrats, knights and commoners.
The poor in Rome used to live in cramped
high rise apartments and the buildings were
built higher and higher for more
people to fit. It became so
unsafe that a law passed
limiting them to 70 feet
AND THOSE ARE THE SIXTEEN FACTS
ON THE ANCIENT ROMANS,
ORGANIZED BY ELLE PETRAVICIUS
(EXPERT ON ANCIENT ROMANS)!