DK Eyewitness Books: Ancient Rome, 1st Edition

  • Simon James University of Newcastle
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  • ISBN-10: 1465443142
  • ISBN-13: 9781465443144
  • DDC: 937
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 7th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Overview

This title lets younger readers travel back in time and discover one of history's most remarkable civilizations. Images and supported text throughout the book showcase the pottery, weapons, and other objects Ancient Romans left behind, the architecture they created, the gods they worshiped, family life, transportation, travel, trade, and more, giving an eyewitness account of this incredible empire.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: The Rise of Rome.
2: The Emperors.
3: The Legions.
4: Army Life.
5: Life of a Soldier.
6: Citizens and Slaves.
7: Women in Rome.
8: Growing Up.
9: Family Life.
10: House and Home.
11: Master Builders.
12: The Colosseum.
13: Mortal Combat.
14: A Day at the Races.
15: The Theatre.
16: The Public Baths.
17: Writing It All Down.
18: Crafts and Technology.
19: In the Kitchen.
20: A Dinner Party.
21: Making Music.
22: Roman Gods.
23: Priests and Worship.
24: Healing the Sick.
25: Burial Rites.
26: Country Life.
27: Trade and Travel.
28: The Twilight of Rome.
29: Did You Know?.
30: The Emperors.
31: Find Out More.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.