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Let’s explore the dirty side of Ancient Rome, metropolis teeming with people. in a crowded capital city. How did Romans deal with dirt and disease? What were the effects of the aqueducts, baths, and cloaca maxima? Let’s explore the ins and outs of living in a city, struck by pestilence and disease throughout its long history, and how the Romans dealt with it!

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