Using a unique approach, theArt and Civilization of Ancient Romeuses major works of Roman art to bring the world of the Emperors to life, making it accessible to young readers today. Beginning with the origins of the city of Rome and its early Etruscan kings, the book then covers its expansion during the Republican period, the first Emperors, and subsequent growth. The book goes beyond historical information, offering an up close look at culture, religion, clothing, food, and daily life. With faithful reproductions of major works of art and engaging text, this book will find a home in library collections that focus on Roman time and will be a useful tool for students seeking additional information for reports and research projects. Supplements school curriculum in history, social studies, and art.