My Best Book of Ancient Rome

My Best Book of Ancient Rome

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Find out what it really means to live in Rome at the height of its empire. Explore the heart of the most powerful empire ever seen, ruling over millions of people in places as far apart as Britain and Eqypt. Tailor made for young readers, with high-interest, fact filled text that illuminates this enthralling topic. Age 5+show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 230 x 270 x 4mm | 169g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0753409585
  • 9780753409589
  • 1,196,301

Table of contents

1 Title; 2-3 Copyright and contents; 4-5 How Rome began; 6-7 Roman rulers; 8-9 The city of Rome; 10-11 Conquering new lands; 12-13 Creating an empire; 14-15 Army life; 16-17 Daily life; 18-19 In the home; 20-21 Entertainment; 22-23 Sports and leisure; 24-25 The fall of the empire; 26-27 What the Romans did for us; 28-29 How we know; 30 Rome today; 31 Glossary; 32 Indexshow more

About Deborah Murrell

Deborah Murrell's background is in the history of theatre, especially that of ancient Greece and Rome. She has been working in publishing for the last 15 years, writing and editing books for both children and adults. With a wide knowledge of ancient civilizations, Deborah also produced a CD-ROM entitles The History of the Ancient World, on which she worked with some of Britain's leading academics.show more