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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kmmoore - LibraryThing
Simon James offers his readers a look at the history of Rome and its people starting in 700 B.C. with its birth and ending in 1453 A.D. with the fall of Constantinople. James looks at important ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - timothyl33 - LibraryThing
Informative with plenty of pictures. However, I felt that this book wasn't as effective in giving an idea of how the Romans actually lived in their society as other junior history books on the Romans ... Read full review