Ancient Rome

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Geography
Rome has a mixture of hills, plains, and mountains. Rome has good climates known as the Mediterranean Climate mild winters and hot summers so.
Why Would You Live There Rome has rich soil for
Agricultural purposes.
The Italian Peninsula provides great soil for growing many different crops, one crop that was grown in big quanties was olives, the olive trees could grow on the mountain sides.

3 Engineering/Architecture facts
· Aquaducts were created in early
Rome that provided the city with fresh clean water they could use for everyday use.
· The Colosseum was started in 72 BC and ended in 80 BC it was built so Emperors could host shows to show there people first starting as comical acts and usually ending with animal to animal death dual or animal and gladiator death dual.
· The Circus Maximus was built by one of Romes first Emperors
Romolus and he usually used it for entertainment he held chariot races there for the public to watch.

Roman Legal Code
Roman law was ver simliar tothe one in the united states they used a system used the 12 tables which was 12 laws which must be followed and abided by everyone kinda like the first 10 amendments in the United States.
Social Classes
1. Imperial Domus- Rich loyalties that lived in big houses.
2. Senators- Members of the roman senate.
3. Equestrains- A rider of preformer on horseback.
4. Commons- Avarage citizens
5. freeded people- recently freeded slaves.
6. slaves- People who work for people higher up on the social class and did not get paid.

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