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Rome in Republican Times Was a Very Violent Place.

Summary: Ancient Rome was not just a place of extravagant structures and magnificent architecture, it was an extremely violent place to live. Through examining the different factors affecting the everyday lives of the ancient Romans we also see the ways in which the social order and law enforcement of that era differs to that of today's society.
People in today's society may assume that ancient Rome was just about the famous buildings and that the only violence was from that of the gladiatorial games, but this is far from the truth.

In fact, the streets of Rome in the Republican era were a very violent place to be in. Aside from the warfare that occurred very often, there was also crime and violence inside the city, as well as in the country, and also family disputes that often got out of hand. These factors greatly contributed to the overall standard of living forced upon the citizens of ancient Rome.

In ancient Rome, warfare was a common but brutal occurrence. They had no guns or automatic weapons like we do today, they instead opted for weapons that could be doubled as hunting tools. They included: slingshots, blazing torches, bows...

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