Quality Of Life In Ancient Rome

By Leo Gura - October 10, 2022

This video compares the cost-of-living for 3 classes of Roman citizen: lower (farmer), middle (soldier), and upper (aristocrat). Very interesting:

Remember, up to 40% of the Roman population were slaves. But slaves in Rome were treated differently than slaves in the Colonial Americas.

It’s good to study how ancient peoples lived, so that you have a sense of context and appreciation of the radical diversity of human survival.

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