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Roma Antiqua
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Senatus Populusque Romanus
The Senate and People of Rome

Tantae molis erat Romanam condere gentem
So great a task it was to found the Roman race
(Vergil, Aeneid, I.33)

Welcome to the first LJ community dedicated to the history and culture of the Roman people!

Moribus antiquis res stat Romana virisque
On ancient ways and heroes stands the Roman state

Topics for this community include, but aren't limited to:
  • History of Rome
  • The Roman Republic
  • The Roman Empire
  • Plebeians VS Patricians
  • Everyday Life
  • Slavery
  • Art
  • Literature
  • Latin
  • Religion
  • Warfare
  • Roman Expansion
  • Roman Influence
  • Roman Archaeology
  • Movies about Rome
  • Roman Cuisine

    What is not acceptable in this community:
  • Theological or Moral Debates
  • Etruscans, Greeks and other cultures, unless the subject relates to Rome or Romans in some way (this is a community about the Romans)
  • Insulting the people conquered by the Romans or insulting the Romans themselves in an immature manner

    Feel free to post in latin as long as you respect those who do not know the language by providing a translation.

    The time period for this community is from 753 BC - AD 337 (Founding of Rome - Constantine).

    If you'd like to make an introduction, here is a simple format to follow to stimulate conversation.




    Can you speak/read/write Latin? If so, how well?:

    What interests you most about Ancient Rome or the Romans?:

    Is there anything you would like to learn more about Ancient Rome or the Romans?:

    Community creator: alamira (I don't moderate)
    My other communities: middle_ages (unmoderated), learn_islam (moderated), islamic_history (moderated)