09/10/2020 (Thu) 00:30:18
>>39896>"Bread" might be the minimum to maintain a content populace,
Apart from Persia, China and a few other small kingdoms, most places on planet earth at that time were severely underdeveloped. Literal free food would be seen as a luxury to have at that time.
The bread was called frumentatio
and was very popular during its time. Picrel is how it looked like>it's "circuses" where you step into keeping the population distracted.
That really didn't help so much. Romans would always be revolting or have it's soldiers do mutinies against the state/senators/dictators/governors/etc