Ancient Rome was a dangerous place

Assaults, roving gangs, drunken brawls, no street lamps, arson, flying chamber pots…NGS Picture ID:559436

No wonder Publius is scared to the leave the palace after dark. 😉 Of course, Gaius isn’t afraid to venture out to a bar in the evening. Raucous tavern scene coming up soon!  Titus Petronius, Luc’s younger brother, finally arrives in Rome.  \o/

Read the full article on street crime and other aspects of urban violence by M. Beard HERE.


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