In GCSE History, students will look at how crime and punishment has changed over the centuries. One era they will study is the ancient world.
The Romans are considered by many to be the most civilised of all cultures in the ancient world. They had a highly developed system of law, which to some extent, they were able to impose on outlying parts of their Empire. However, they practised slavery, and some of their forms of punishment for a crime would be considered barbaric by modern standards.
Find out more about crime and punishment in the ancient world in this revealing quiz.