Published by DK Children
A picture-packed guide to the rise and fall of one of the most fascinating ancient civilizations.
Travel back in time to the birth of Rome in the 8th century BCE and learn all about the ancient Roman empire and its people.
This reference book for children tells the story of Rome's rise from a small city-state ruled by kings to one of the most powerful empires in history. It covers not only political history but also shows how ancient Romans lived their lives-from family life and Roman children to the life of a soldier and games at the arenas. Read about Roman culture and how they entertained themselves. Explore what the Romans ate, how they healed their sick, and how they worshipped their many gods and goddesses.
Packed with fascinating facts and color photographs of ancient artifacts and remains, DK Eyewitness Ancient Rome presents an accurate picture of the ancient Roman times. It includes a detailed illustration of the Colosseum, providing an insight into the ancient engineering marvel.
Part of the best-selling DK Eyewitness, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new "eyewitness" feature-fascinating firsthand accounts from experts in the field.
From Roman emperors and gods and goddesses to soldiers and gladiators, step into the exciting world of ancient Rome. Who were Rome's most famous emperors? What was everyday life like for a soldier in the Roman army? How did the citizens of ancient Rome live? Did gladiators really fight to the death in the mighty Colosseum? Find out the answers to all these questions, and many more, in Eyewitness Ancient Rome.
Packed with fascinating facts, this illustrated guide is perfect for school projects or as an introduction for anyone who wants to know more about the history of ancient Rome