Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome

by Peter Benoit




An exceptionally detailed investigation of Roman civilization from its founding to its decline in the West twelve centuries later,

Thhis book examines Roman political institutions, key figures, and geography. Readers (Grades 6-9) will encounter Roman religion through the ages and discover its role in shaping Roman society and family life. They will also learn about Rome's contributions to modern language, law, and architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531259832
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Series: Scholastic Ancient World Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 1110L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Birthplace of Western Civilization 6

Chapter 1 Born from Myth 10

Chapter 2 The Shaping of Roman Institutions 42

Chapter 3 Land of Destiny 58

Chapter 4 Bound by Tradition 68

Chapter 5 Do as the Romans do 82

Chapter 6 Monuments and Memories 92

The Past is Present: See for yourself how ancient Rome is still present in our lives today.

Keeping Count 12

A Government ahead of its Time 45

Standing the Test of Time 60

That's Entertainment 71

Picture Perfect 84

A Lasting Language 95

Biographies 98

Timeline 100

Glossary 104

Find out more 106

Index 107

About the author 112

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