Interesting Roman Facts

Interesting Roman - Interesting Roman Facts Did you know…… Wounded soldiers wore spider’s webs The sticky silk helped the skin to knit

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Unformatted text preview: Interesting Roman Facts Did you know…… Wounded soldiers wore spider’s webs! The sticky silk helped the skin to knit together. Tucking a bundle of herbs into the bandage was another trick – it killed germs. Interesting Roman Facts Did you know…… In the 3 rd century BC, Rome fell out with Carthage, an important North African port. Carthage’s general, Hannibal, led a vast army all the way to Italy. His war elephants terrified the Romans, but Hannibal was forced back in the end. Interesting Roman Facts Did you know…… The Romans invented central heating. Rich people’s homes had heating. The warmth came from an underfloor wood-burning fire, looked after by the slaves Interesting Roman Facts Did you know…… The Romans made the first cement by mixing volcanic ash, lime and water. But they had to be quick using it – it set very quick! Interesting Roman Facts...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course HIST 201 taught by Professor Sabey during the Winter '08 term at BYU.

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Interesting Roman - Interesting Roman Facts Did you know…… Wounded soldiers wore spider’s webs The sticky silk helped the skin to knit

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