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Life in Ancient Rome

Adams, Simon (Book - 2005)
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Life in Ancient Rome
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History comes alive in the tales of bloody battles and the ingenious inventions that continue to influence our lives today. This eye-opening book will serve as an unbeatable guide to Ancient Rome -- from its legendary origins to the eventual decline of the empire.
Authors: Adams, Simon, 1955-
Title: Life in ancient Rome
Publisher: Boston : Kingfisher, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 63 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Simon Adams ; foreword by Lindsay Adams
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: From city to empire: The founding of Rome
The Roman republic
The conquest of Italy
The Roman army
Fighting the Carthaginians
Julius Caesar
Anthony and Cleopatra
Life in imperial Rome: The Roman Empire
Roman roads
Roman fortifications
Imperial Rome
Bringing water
Life in the city
Life in the country
Domestic life
The Colosseum
A day at the races
Roman religion
The end of the empire: The Roman emperors
Decline and fall of the Roman Empire
The Roman legacy
ISBN: 9780753458631
Branch Call Number: j 937 A217L 2005
Subject Headings: Rome Civilization Juvenile literature
LCCN: 2004018724
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Dec 30, 2010
  • LTHL rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Great book. Helped me in my assignment since it included the Roman legacy which takes forever to find in books and especially on the internet.


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