Ancient Roman FAQ's
The Father decided whether or not he would raise a child he would wait 8 days to decide for girls and 9 days for boys because a lot of children had short lives and didn't live long past birth. If a father decided to not to raise the child the child would be left in the elements to die but if the father decided to raise the child he would pick the child up as a symbol that he would keep the child. Children who were adopted were adopted later in their life and were usually boys so the adopting family had a heir to their family. Boys were given a bulla which was a protective amulet and the boy would dedicate it to the household gods when he became a man. Girls would dedicate their child hood toys the day before they were to get married. Roman names were different from modern day names and similar because they had three names but they were chosen differently. The first name or praenomen was chosen by the parents and the middle name or nomen came from the father's name by taking his name and adding -ius for boys and -ia for girls. As an example if the father's name is Tillius the his son's name or nomen would be also Tillius but his daughter's name would be Tillia.
Clothing Men's and Boy's
Clothing Women's and Girl's
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