Ancient Rome (Eye Wonder Series)

Ancient Rome (Eye Wonder Series)

by DK Publishing

Hardcover(Library Edition)

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Ancient Rome (Eye Wonder Series) by DK Publishing

Created as an early-age version of DK's best-selling Eyewitness series, Eye Wonder is the perfect first reference series for children ages 5 and up. Featuring full-color photography and simple text, these books answer all the questions about the natural world that young children are curious about.
Eye Wonder: Ancient Rome provides a first look at the history of Ancient Rome, from the beginnings of the Republic, through the rise and fall of the Empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756652227
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 06/15/2009
Series: Eye Wonder Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

DK Publishing was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children, and produces content for consumers in more than 87 countries and 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivaled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. It has a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. DK's adult range spans travel—including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides—history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK's extensive children's list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGObooks. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher Rough Guides.

Table of Contents

Welcome to ancient Rome 4

The Roman Empire 6

The empire strikes out! 8

Fighting back 10

The soldier's art 12

The army in action 14

A day in the life 16

Meet the emperors 18

At home in Rome 20

At their leisure 22

Killing for show 24

Bath time 26

Keeping up appearances 28

Mealtime 30

Growing up in Rome 32

Slave labor 34

Country living 36

Gods and worship 38

Trade and transportation 40

The empire lives on 42

The Romans gave us... 44

Glossary 46

Index and acknowledgments 48

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