The word forum means gathering place. The forumwas an open area used for merchant stalls, races,games, and plays. This section mostly givesinformation on the forum and what it was used for.The forum was the heart of life in Rome.
Section 2: Daily life in Ancient Rome
Main Idea: Most of Rome'spopulation were poor.
Section 3: Law and Order
Main Idea: The Roman Empire laws andorder are different from the previousRome
Section 4: Religion
Main Idea: Religion was very important to Romans andthey adopted many Greek gods but changed theirnames.
Section 5: Family Life
Main Idea: In a household or family,the father was in charge of theothers.
Section 6: Food and Drink
Main Idea: What the Romans atedepended on whether they were rich orpoor.
Section 7: Housing
Main Idea: There was a major contrastbetween the rich and poor houses in Rome.
Section 8: Education
Main Idea: Wealthy Romans went toschool, but the poor didn't.
Section 9: Recreation
Main Idea: Rome had many forms ofrecreation that were used every day.
Section 10: Country Life
Main Idea: About 90% of Rome's populationlived in the country, but even here there wererich people and poor people.