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Engineering the Colosseum

Author: Yvette LaPierre; Lynne C Lancaster
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: Building by design (Core Library (Firm))
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Colosseum, the greatest arena of the ancient Roman world, still stands in Rome, Italy, nearly 2,000 years after its construction. Engineering the Colosseumstudies how ancient designers put the structure together, what kinds of events were held there, and how modern conservationists are protecting and restoring the building today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
La Pierre, Yvette.
Engineering the Colosseum.
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2018]
(OCoLC)975489979
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yvette LaPierre; Lynne C Lancaster
ISBN: 9781680787559 1680787551
OCLC Number: 1030307885
Description: 1 online resource (48 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series Title: Building by design (Core Library (Firm))
Other Titles: Colosseum
Responsibility: by Yvette Lapierre ; content consultant, Lynne C. Lancaster.

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The Colosseum, the greatest arena of the ancient Roman world, still stands in Rome, Italy, nearly 2,000 years after its construction. Engineering the Colosseumstudies how ancient designers put the structure together, what kinds of events were held there, and how modern conservationists are protecting and restoring the building today. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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