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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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an EmpireUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Employing the "Great Man" theory of history, this book successfully fills a need created in part by the BBC series of the same name (for which Baker was the development producer) and HBO's Rome. Baker ... Read full review