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Author Chrisp, Peter.
Title The Roman empire / author, Peter Chrisp ; consultant, Simon James ; series creator, Andrew Haslam.
Pub Info Chicago, IL : World Book/Two-can, 1996.
book jacket
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J 937 CHR     AVAILABLE
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J 937.06 HAS     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth-Children's  J 937 HAS     AVAILABLE
Descript 63 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Make it work!
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.0 2 2 48313
Includes index.
Summary Explore one of the greatest civilizations in history and discover how the Roman world still influences our lives.
Contents The ancient Romans: how can we learn? -- Timeline -- A conquering force: how big was the Roamn Empire? -- From emperor to slave: how was society ordered? -- Togas and tunics: how did they dress? -- Dressing to impress: what did the wealthy wear? -- Life in the city: where did they live? -- Gardens, mosaics and frescoes: how did they decorate their homes? -- Food and feasting: what did they eat? -- Family life: what were their families like? -- Education and trades: what did the children learn? -- Gods of the Empire: what did they believe? -- At the games: what were their favorite sports? -- Romans relaxing: how did they entertain themselves? -- Amazing architects: what did they build? -- Feeding the Empire: what did they grow? -- Trade and transport: how were goods moved around? -- The Roman army: who defended the Empire? -- The fall of Rome: what happened to the Empire?
Subject Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D. -- Juvenile literature.
Rome -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D.
Genre Literature.
Add Author Haslam, Andrew.
James, Simon, 1957-
ISBN 0716617277
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