How Do You Say 'the 99 Percent' in Latin? | GenomeWeb

Ancient Rome was more than just gladiators and emperors. But as the Roman civilization was extremely stratified — about 1.5 percent of the population controlled the government, military, commerce, and religious institutions — what we do know of it is "skewed," says Ed Yong at CNN's Light Years blog.

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