The Romans were among the greatest civilisations to exist throughout history. They were great architects, had a superb army and acquired a massive empire. Know the Romans explains all aspects of this exceptional civilisation. Discover the Romans in a whole host of different ways, use videos to learn about Roman plumbing, and interactive timelines to learn about all the emperors. Or walk around and explore an interactive ancient Roman domus.
The Roman civilisation was said to have begun when Romulus and Remus built Rome in 753BC. As Rome's population began to increase Remus believed that he should have more power, in a quarrel Romulus killed Remus and became the sole king of Rome. Read more about Romulus and Remus.