Packed with amazing stats, engaging photographs, and fun facts, Pocket Genius: Ancient Rome explores the empire that dominated Europe and the Middle East for more than 500 years. Find out what Romans ate at their banquets and what bloody spectacles they watched at the arena with content suitable for young readers. Read about cruel emperors and brave gladiators and how Romans built their roads, aqueducts, palaces, and temples, and use the catalog entries to find out fast facts about everything to do with the Romans — from their gods and goddesses to their toys, games, and musical instruments.
Redesigned in paperback, DK's best-selling Pocket Genius series is now available in an engaging compact and economical format that is ideal for both browsing and quick reference for use in school and at home. Catalog entries packed with facts provide at-a-glance information, while locator icons offer immediately recognizable references to aid navigation and understanding, and fact files round off the book with fun facts such as record breakers and timelines. Each pocket-size encyclopedia is filled with facts on subjects ranging from animals to history, cars to dogs, and from Earth to space and combines a child-friendly layout with engaging photography and bite-size chunks of text that will encourage and inform even the most reluctant readers.
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