The world's most fascinating cultures in history are examined in this series which covers everyday areas of life from medicine and education to festivals and entertainment. This volume looks at the Romans.
- Paperback | 96 pages
- 193.04 x 254 x 7.62mm | 403.7g
- 26 Oct 1990
- Usborne Publishing Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- illustrations, maps, diagrams, index, glossary
Table of contents
The founding of Rome; the early republic; the expansion of Rome; Rome's social and political structure; the end of the Roman republic; the army; a soldier's life; roads; ships and shipping; from republic to Empire; the early Empire; the administration of the Empire; sieges and fortifications; Roman towns; the city of Rome; town houses; furniture; decorations; food and dining; in the kitchen; jewellery; clothes and fashion; the Roman villa; farming; marriage and childbirth; funerals and burial; education; jobs and occupations; money and trade; entertainments; races and games; gladiator fights; the baths; religious beliefs; gods and goddesses; festivals; medicine; architecture; building technology; the legal system; the later Empire; the Empire after Constantine; the Byzantine Empire; appendix; who was who in ancient Rome; date chart; the legacy of Rome.