The Roman Empire

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Discover the peoples and places of the mighty Roman Empire. At its height the Roman Empire enriched the Mediterranean Sea and stretched from Britain to Egypt and from Spain to Iraq. This vast area included many different peoples and places, held together by Roman customs, Roman law, and the Roman army. Rome's success lay in its inclusiveness, with many distinct cultures flourishing within its boundaries. Travel from frontier to frontier as you explore the provinces of the empire in this handy book. The book shows...

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Overview

Discover the peoples and places of the mighty Roman Empire. At its height the Roman Empire enriched the Mediterranean Sea and stretched from Britain to Egypt and from Spain to Iraq. This vast area included many different peoples and places, held together by Roman customs, Roman law, and the Roman army. Rome's success lay in its inclusiveness, with many distinct cultures flourishing within its boundaries. Travel from frontier to frontier as you explore the provinces of the empire in this handy book. The book shows how the most successful empire in human history was organized, and why understanding the Roman Empire helps us to better understand our world today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566568289
  • Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2010
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.37 (w) x 7.41 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Birth and Running of Empire 4

Italia and Sicilia: Heart of Empire 6

Greece: Culture for Rome 8

North Africa: Corn and Animals for Empire 10

Hispania: Metals for Empire 12

Gaul: Wine and Pottery for Empire 14

The River Rhine: Rome's German Frontier 16

The River Danube: Rome's Balkan Frontier 18

Turkey: Mother of Cities and Religions 20

Syria and Arabia: Luxuries for Rome 22

Judaea - Revolts Against Empire 24

Egypt: The Emperor's Province 26

Britain: Outpost of Empire 28

End of Empire 30

Further Reading 32

Fold-but Map 32

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