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Eyewitness Ancient Rome

Author: Simon James
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : DK Pub., 2008.
Series: DK eyewitness books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Clipart/images/graphics : Juvenile audience   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A photo essay documenting ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Simon James
ISBN: 9780756637668 075663766X 9780756606503 0756606500
OCLC Number: 244629296
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) + 1 fold-out wall chart.
Contents: City-state to superpower --
The emperors --
The legionary --
Battle and defense --
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 theater --
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 --
Transportation, travel, and trade --
The twilight of Rome --
Did you know? --
The emperors --
Find out more --
Glossary --
Index.
Series Title: DK eyewitness books.
Other Titles: Ancient Rome
Responsibility: written by Simon James.
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A photo essay documenting ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

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