of Ancient Rome
People in the Roman Empire were mostly farmers. About 90 percent of the
people in the empire were farmers. Other people traded with other countries.
Some people ran markets on the streets of Rome.
The Roman army built many roads across the Roman Empire. The roads helped
speed up the movement of the Roman soldiers. The Romans had a highly organized
postal service that depended on the roads.
The Ancient Roman spoke Greek, the Ancient Romans also spoke Latin.
The Ancient Romans wore clothes made out of wool and linen. Both
men and women wore tunics. Men wore a toga over their
tunics. women wore pallas.
Romans had eggs, vegetables, and shellfish for a first course. The main
course was meat, fish, or fowl. For dessert the wealthy Romans had honey
sweetened cakes and fruit. Poorer Romans had porridge, bread, fruit, olives,
The early Roman religion believed in gods and goddesses for everything
in life. The main Roman god was Jupiter. Later in the Ancient Roman Empire,
Christianity became the main religion.
History | Rome Government | Rome
Education | Rome Home