"What greater or better gift can we offer the republic than to teach and instruct our youth?" − Marcus Tullius Cicero
It is 210 AD. You are the eldest son in a Plebian household in Rome. What is your daily routine? What does your future hold? Separate fact from fiction as your discover how Ancient Romans actually lived. Our tour will visit the Museum of Roman Civilization in the EUR (Esposizione Universale Roma) district to view the cultural exhibits. Our guide will help bring into the focus the daily routines, goals expectations of the citizens of Rome who lived centuries ago. According to legend, Rome was founded by twin brothers in 753 BC. What were their names? What are the names of Rome’s Seven Hills? At what age was a Roman female legally allowed to marry?
Within the walls of the Museum of Roman Civilization we will gain insight into the pillars of Ancient Roman society: home and family, government and religion, art and architecture, education and libraries, science and medicine, war and military, food and wine. To supplement the first hand experience at the museum, our guide will share the expertise with you about stories, infamous folklore and cultural traditions. This particular tour will open your eyes and your imagination as you witness the Roman culture in action across the ages.