DK findout! Ancient Rome

DK findout! Ancient Rome

by DK Publishing

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Overview

From the creators of DK findout!, the free online resource for kids, comes an exciting new book series full of amazing images, incredible quizzes, and cutting-edge information kids need to know. The DK findout! series helps kids become experts on their favorite subjects—from dinosaurs to space. Learning doesn't get more fun.

Travel back to Ancient Rome and discover what life was like during the Roman Empire in DK findout! Ancient Rome.

See how gladiators fought against each other and animals, follow the timeline of the Roman Empire, meet the emperors, and visit the forum to understand the daily lives of people in Rome. Did you know that soldiers walked over 20 miles a day with their heavy armor and ate garlic to stay healthy? Drop by the Colosseum to see gladiators and chariot races, discover how to decipher roman numerals, and uncover what happened at Pompeii.

Filled with colorful images and quirky facts, DK findout! Ancient Rome is engaging and educational. Pull out the special cover flaps to see extra information about Ancient Rome and take a quiz on everything covered in the book, including, Which Roman god or goddess are you? Are you clever like Minerva, goddess of wisdom, or rash like Mars, god of war?

Learn more about Ancient Rome—or anything else!—at www.dkfindout.com, a free educational website for kids to have fun with information and to expand their knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781465457783
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Series: DK Find Out! Series
Sold by: DK
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 920,364
File size: 51 MB
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Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products.   Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.

Table of Contents

Who were the Romans? 4

Roman society 6

The Roman Empire 8

Ruler of Rome 10

The emperors 12

Roman army 14

Roman soldiers 16

At work 18

Everyday things 20

Slaves 22

Children in Rome 24

Roman clothing 26

Roman baths 28

Eat like a Roman 30

Dinner party 32

Medicine 34

Latin 36

Roman numbers 38

City of Rome 40

Building work 42

The Colosseum 44

Gladiators 46

In the arena! 48

Race track 50

Gods 52

Pompeii 54

What did the Romans give us? 56

Roman facts and figures 58

Glossary 60

Index 62

Acknowledgments 64

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