My children won't pass the age of ten in this filth.
Rich Roman: Life is great in the Roman Empire! Poor Roman: Not for all of us! What's so good about your daily life? Rich Roman: Rome is and amazing place if you have money.
I have to work instead of going to school.
Rich Roman: For example, wealthy Roman women ran their households, the bought and trained the slaves, they also bought and sold property. Poor Roman: Well, for poor Romans both husbands and wives had to work in order to feed and care for themselves and their children. Poor and Rich Romans: For both of us the father of the house was incharge.
Food and Drink
Rich Roman: Another example is that, rich Romans lived in grand houses, built of stone and marble. Thick walls shut out the noise and dirt of the city. Poor Roman: Poor Romans crowded into tall apartment buildings. Others lived in small apartments above the shops where they worked. The apartments were cramped, noisy, and dirty.
Rich Roman: Another example is that, rich roman boys and girl were tutored by their fathers, or often by slaves, until they were about six years old. Poor Roman: Poor children in Rome were sent to work instead of to school. They learned trades, such as leather working and metalworking, to help earn money for their families.
Rich Roman: Rich Roman women had slaves that shopped for the perfect foods for fancy dinner parties.Rich Romans also Had kitchens in their homes. Ate more elaborate dinners, beside the main part of the meal they had special appetizers. Poor Roman: Poor Romans might have chunks of fish along with some asparagus and a fig for dessert. Wealthy Romans ate more elaborate dinners. Besides the main part of the meal, they had special appetizers.