"Did you know that us rich people are only a small part of the population.
"Me and my wife has a job to support our family."
"I have a well paying job and supported my family."
"We Cooked on small grills and had to rely on thermopolia. Chunks of fish."
"Only we had kitchens in our homes.meat,fruits,etc."
"Many of us poor crowded into tall apartment buildings. Others lived in small apartments above the shops where they worked. Without proper kitchens, the poor cooked their meals on small portable grills, which filled the rooms with smoke."
"We wealthy Romans lived in grand houses, built of stone and marble. Thick walls shut out the noise and dirt of the city."
"Many poor children in Rome were sent to work instead of to school. "
"In us wealthier families, boys and girls were tutored by their fathers, or often by slaves, until they were about six years old. Then boys went off to school. Classes were held in public buildings and private homes. Many of the tutors were educated Greek slaves."