CRRL Kids: Roman Days and Roman Ways
Annotation:Fighting in formation. Building military camps. Defending fortresses. Constructing battering rams. Experience life as an ancient Roman foot soldier! Learn how ancient Romans built the world's largest empire. Discover how they learned from early defeats and improved upon the weapons of their enemies.
Annotation:Learn about everyday life in ancient Rome in a book covering every aspect of Roman civilization, from gladiator tournaments and chariot races to how senators ran the government and expanded the empire.
Annotation:Demonstrates life in ancient Greece and Rome, and the contributions of those cultures to modern civilization, through hands-on activities such as making a star gazer, chiseling a clay tablet, and weaving Roman sandals.
Annotation:A photo essay documenting ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.
Annotation:Describes what life was like for Roman soldiers, discussing who became soldiers; their training, uniforms, weapons, and tactics; and famous battles in which they fought.
Annotation:While the senators were making speeches and the soldiers were fighting, what did the Roman women do? This book is part of a series that discusses women's lives in different time periods of history.
Annotation:Some details of Roman daily life are accompanied by photographs of ancient artifacts.