The words ’Ancient Rome’ evoke images of the Colosseum, gladiators, and patricians in snow-white togas. But do we really know how people used to live back in those days? You’d be surprised at how many things they didn’t teach you about the Romans in school. Of course, many of the particulars of that civilization are too far removed from our reality. But, oddly enough, it had cultural features that would look very familiar to any modern person!