Controlled most of Europe and North Africa.
Evidence: ruins, coins, Latin documents.
Towns: grid pattern, Forum (marketplace), temples, amphitheatre (gladiators, Coliseum), aqueducts (water), roads (cobbled, Apian way), circus (chariot racing), sewerage system, town walls. Baths, public and private every day.
Houses: patricians lived in houses, plebeians lived in apartments.
Private house called a domus. Atrium (open courtyard in middle). Peristylium (walled garden). Tiled roofs. Mosaic floors. Villas in country.
Apartments: called insulae. Poor tenants at top, better off in middle, shops at bottom.
Family: father totally in charge. Strict discipline. Married young (12 and 14)
Clothes: knee-length tunics.... (More)