Learn how the Romans built roads, why the baths were so popular, how Roman physicians healed the sick, why the army was so efficient, and how wine was made. Discover how sea battles were staged in the colosseum, what Roman children learned at school, how Roman society was organized, and much, much more.
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Review: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of An EmpireUser Review - James T Candor - Goodreads
Very good book. I've recently become Intertested in ancient history, and this was my first book on the Roman Empire. This book covered six major episodes during the Roman Empire, providing a good overview of the roughly 800 years of the Empire. Read full review
Review: Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of An EmpireUser Review - Eileen Hurley - Goodreads
A decent, succinct summary of the Roman Empire and what brought about it's demise. The tone is a little uneven though, as it bounces between dry history book and adventure story. I wish it had shown more maps to understand the changing boundaries of the empire over the centuries. Read full review