The Romans (Lost Worlds)

The Romans (Lost Worlds)

Hardback Lost Worlds

By (author) Michael Streeter

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  • Publisher: STERLING
  • Format: Hardback | 144 pages
  • Publication date: 25 August 2008
  • ISBN 10: 1402754531
  • ISBN 13: 9781402754531

Product description

Discover the glory and marvels of ancient Rome in this lavishly illustrated chronicle of the world’s first superpower, from its legendary founding by Romulus and Remus to the decline of its massive Empire in the 2nd century a.d. The tumultuous history of Rome is related through profiles of its most significant historical personalities, and accounts of its best-known battles, greatest artistic achievements, important innovations in government, and colorful myths and legends. Exciting interactive features, including gatefolds and pop-ups, allow readers to view Roman architectural feats in three dimensions, while striking full-color artwork vividly illustrates the customs and culture of the Roman people. History comes to life in this fascinating multimedia exploration of the cradle of Western civilization.

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