Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

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This Eyewitness guide focuses on Ancient Rome, from the lives of emperors and soliders on the battlefield to gladiators pitted against animals in bloody arenas in Rome. Find out why Roman baths were so popular and see how "sea battles" were staged in the Colosseum.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 72 pages
  • 210 x 276 x 10mm | 158.76g
  • Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • colour illustrations, glossary, index
  • 075134737X
  • 9780751347371
  • 2,159,657

Table of contents

City-state to superpower; the emperors; the legionary; battle and defence; soldiers in society; senators, citizens, subjects and slaves; the women of Rome; growing up; family life; house and home; builders and engineers; the bloody arena; mortal combat; a day at the races; the theatre; a trip to the baths; writing it all down; craftsmen and technology; first catch your dormouse; a dinner party; making music; a world of many gods; worship and sacrifice; healing the sick; death and burial; country life; transport, travel and trade; the twilight of Rome; did you know?; the emperors; find out more.show more

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