The Ancient City of Rome was on the site of the present city of Rome, the capital of Italy.
Slaves in Ancient Rome made up to 40% of the population.
The forum was the main focal point and meeting place of a Roman City. The forum was the site of religious and civic buildings.
Asparagus was a highly prized delicacy in Ancient Rome and was kept frozen in the Alps for Feasts and Festivals.
Ancient Rome's biggest Colosseum, The Circus Maximus had seating for 250,000 Romans.
Gladiators in Ancient Rome fought to the death.
In Ancient Rome, only boys went to school. The girls stayed at home.
The Ancient City of Rome began as a small village around 753 B. C.
Spartacus was an escaped Roman slave who led an army of 90,000 escaped slaves against the might of the Romans. He was eventually defeated and killed in 72 BC.
Hadrian's Wall was begun in 122 AD at the orders of The Emperor Hadrian who visited Britain and decided there was a need for the wall.
Hadrian's Wall, when finished was eighty miles long, six metres high, three metres wide and built of stone, and turf.
Hadrian was born on January 24, 76 A.D.
Hadrian was born in Spain as Publius Aelius Hadrianus.
Hadrian died of an illness on July 10, 138 AD at the age of 62 years.
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The Emperor Hadrian ruled for 21 years from A.D. 117 until A.D. 138, when the Empire of Ancient Rome was at its height.
The Emperor Hadrian consolidated and strengthened The Roman Empire. He was The Roman Emperor responsible for the building of Hadrian's Wall in England.
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