The average life in a Roman Empire

You will learn about Law and Order, Family, Food and more

Fun Time? YES!

Law and Order

The city of Rome is very safe. Only the Emperor has power to punish people for there crimes. Some people believe that it is fair that poor people get punished differently than rich people. Some punishments are torture and even being feed to the lions.

Food and Drink

Some favorite things to eat were bread, beans, cheese, meat, fruits and vegetables. Some things to drink included water, hot water with herbs and honey and wine.

Family

Family's here are a bit different. If the father of the baby did not approve of them, they would leave them to die outside in the cold. If the father did approve then when they were 9 days old they would have a special celebration and get a good luck charm called a Bulla.