Unlock the secrets of the mighty Romansone of history’s greatest people. Journey across the world as you track down the Roman Empire. Find out what it meant to be a slave and how you could work your way to freedom. Discover disgusting Roman manners, what the Romans did to look good, and dig up the gory truth about gladiators as you hunt down the secrets of the dead! The Capstone Interactive edition comes with simultaneous access for every student in your school and includes read aloud audio recorded by professional voice over artists.
About the Author
Nancy Dickmann has written more than 150 non-fiction books for children, specializing in science and history. Before becoming an author, she worked for many years as an editor and publisher of children’s books.
Table of Contents
Ancient Rome Digging up the past Rich rulers and unbeatable soldiers Straight roads and widespread trade Knowing your place Roman Gods and religious festivals Family life and difficult childhoods Town houses and country villas Food lovers and wine drinkers Illnesses and herbal medicines Looking good and keeping clean Gruesome games and dramatic plays Amazing engineering.