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Romans were great consumers in their metropolis. Where did Romans shop for food, presents, and household items? Let’s explore several districts in Rome, with a special focus on the Testaccio area, Roman Forum, Forum Boarium, and Campus Martius (Saepta). From shops to itinerant street sellers, you could shop until you dropped in porticoes and individual shops throughout the Eternal City.

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