The film A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, despite being a
comedic spoof, provides a glimpse into the realities of Ancient Roman life. Having been
based on an actual Roman play by Plautus, several aspects of
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The world of Rome was built on woodworking. The entire city of Rome was built
mostly out of wood and the main building material in the ancient world was wood.
Because of this a man skilled in carpentry would have bee