Once Upon the Tiber (W)

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Rose Williams presents a humorous, illustrated account of the history of Rome from Aeneas, through Troy, to the end of the Roman Empire. Working on the premise that students need to have some historical background to their language study, this book presents it in a way that is both pleasant and instructive. The "reality check" that is provided will supply the students with historical explanation where needed.
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Rose Williams presents a humorous, illustrated account of the history of Rome from Aeneas, through Troy, to the end of the Roman Empire. Working on the premise that students need to have some historical background to their language study, this book presents it in a way that is both pleasant and instructive. The "reality check" that is provided will supply the students with historical explanation where needed.
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Rose Williams has set out to lighten things up a bit with this offbeat history of Rome. Williams knows Rome having spent the best part of her life trying to instill Latin in young ...minds and having written several textbooks and lighter treatments of the ancient language. It is not necessary to know Latin to appreciate "Once Upon the Tiber". It helps, though, if you have an interest in Roman history — and a healthy sense of humor.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781898855781
  • Publisher: Anthem Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2002
  • Series: Classics Series
  • Pages: 134
  • Product dimensions: 6.12 (w) x 9.36 (h) x 0.36 (d)

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