10 most shocking and strange laws of ancient Rome

The basis of modern law, as we know, is a Roman law. Therefore, all the servants of Themis, including attorneys and lawyers, must know it. The fact that the Ancient Rome was the most developed country in the world. Despite this, there were quite strange laws, which are described by historia.ro portal.

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1. The ban on wearing the purple color. Mainly Roman citizens wore a toga - a large piece of wool fabric. Toga could be white, had a color pattern or gold stripes. Mourners wore gray or black toga. However, it was possible to select any color other than purple. Such toga was worn only by the emperor.


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