The authors describe Rome prior to Republican Times as a smart city because its expansion did not substantially alter the natural features of the area, and natural resources were managed to minimize environmental risks.
Published in the journal Science, the researchers suggest that the most plausible explanation for the wheat reaching the site is that Mesolithic Britons maintained social and trade networks spreading across Europe.
Why did Roman parents send their child to school with a slave? How did the Greeks and Romans learn each other's languages? Any why did the Romans need a shower and a scrape after a visit to the bathhouse?