Roman Daily Life
By: Ryan Stoneburner, Macy Prebel, and Claire Burgess
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
-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
-entertainers (musicians, dancers, actors, chariot racers, and gladiators)
-lawyers, teachers, engineers
-government (600 Senate members)
Patricians were of the highest class and would wear togas made of wool and were usually colorful or had patterns sewn in them.
Plebeians also wore togas, but were plain in color and had less fabric.
Slaves were of the lowest class, so they wore only tunics; short dresses plain in color.