30-SECOND ANCIENT ROME


30-SECOND ANCIENT ROME

EDITED BY MATTHEW NICHOLLS    Book Number: 84416    Product format: Hardback

The 50 most important achievements each explained in half a minute, includes profiles of Julius Caesar, Augustus, Pliny the Younger, Virgil, Constantine, Livia Drusilla and Vitruvius. Covering land and state, republic and government, the Roman Legion, citizenship and slavery, sex and law, eating and drinking, time and calendar, entertainment and sport, medicine, drama, prose and lyric poetry, philosophy, death and the afterlife, temples and mosaics, tombs and statues, baths and aqueducts, concrete and vaults, what did the Romans really do for us? Why did Romulus kill his brother Remus? Did people really speak Latin? What was daily life like for a Roman citizen? From aqueducts to sewers, mosaics to medical diagnoses, here is a fabulous way to absorb history, with a three second survey and a three minute excavation, related histories, three-second biographies, quotes and related texts. Big clear layout, colour images on every right hand page. 160 large pages.
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ISBN 9781782401315
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