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The Romans started and ended an excellent Civilization with many new ways to live. The invented excellent ways to entertain yourself and others like, gladiator fights, chariot races and many more. They also came up with new sorts of food and many different types of garments. They also designed and build excellent monuments that are still standing today like the Colosseum and the Markets of Trajan. Clothing The Romans were very clever at solving problems of all sorts not only to apply its self to engraining and architecture, but also the making of clothes. Firstly the clothes were only very simply and the only material they had was wool although some linen was available. ...read more.


Food The expression 'you are what you eat' could not have been truer in Ancient Rome. Plebeians sustains themselves on cereals and bread while the more wealthy dined on more oils, corn, wine and a lot more exotic foods. They enjoyed luxurious three course meals at dinner. Seafood was very popular and meats especially pork was in high demand. A variety of cakes, pastries and tarts were commonly made at home. A variety of fruits vegetables and nuts were available for consumers. There was also a strong variety of hot sauces, spices and herbs. Food was often prepared with a mix honey, fruit and vinegar to obtain the sweet and sour flavor. ...read more.


It was built when the emperor of Vespasian how ruled from 69-79A.D. the coliseum was finished in 80A.D. The coliseum was made from concrete, marble and limestone. The Markets of Trajan was a complex of warehouses, stores and offices. The Romans would gather to purchase or conduct a business at these markets. This structure was built between 107-110A.D by the emperor of Trajan's favorite architect. The Trajan markets was also anther one of the finest examples of roman architecture. Shops were a variety of sizes, though they were often small. The customer would approach the shop keeper though a small window instead of coming inside the shop. The temple of Venus and Rome was the most largest and splendid temple in Rome. It is the only one that has ten columns across its principal fa´┐Żade. ...read more.

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