Roman Daily Life

By: Ryan Stoneburner, Macy Prebel, and Claire Burgess

Education

2 types of schools:

-younger kids up to age 11 or 12

-older kids went to advanced schools on more specific topics such as public speaking


-formal

-males only (very few women)

-learned how to read and write

-rich families had private tutors

-schooling based on fear

-women were taught how to be a good housewife, music, and sewing

Jobs

-farmer

-soldier

-merchant

-craftsmen

-entertainers (musicians, dancers, actors, chariot racers, and gladiators)

-lawyers, teachers, engineers

-government (600 Senate members)

Food: corn, wheat, sauces/herbs, cakes/pastries/tarts

Religion/Security

-similar to Greek religion

-gods are named after the planets


-powerful military

-divided into legions of 5,000 men which are divided into centuries of 80 men

Facts:

The money they used was called a denarius and was worth 15 US dollars.



The Romans had a huge impact on architecture. Some styles are still used today, such as aqueducts and arches.