Updated: 1/29/2021

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  • The Pantheon is a former Roman temple, now a Catholic church made in 250 B.C
  • The roman legions' staple ration of food was wheat. In the 4th century, most legionaries ate as well as anyone in Rome. They were supplied with rations of bread and vegetables along with meats such as beef, mutton, or pork.
  • The Roman education system was based on the Greek system – and many of the private tutors in the Roman system were Greek slaves or freedmen.
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  • Ancient Rome was a man's world. Families were dominated by men. At the head of Roman family life was the oldest living male, called the "paterfamilias," or "father of the family."
  • Roman engineers were the first and until the industrial revolution the only ones to construct bridges with concrete, which they called opus caementicium.
  • Roman law is the legal system of ancient Rome, including the legal developments spanning over a thousand years of jurisprudence, from the Twelve Tables