Pocket Genius: Ancient Rome is filled with bite-sized chunks of information that make learning about the Roman Empire even more fun. Find out what Romans ate at their banquets and what bloody spectacles they watched at the arena. 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.
Packed with amazing encyclopedic stats, engaging photographs and facts, Pocket Genius: Ancient Rome explores the empire that dominated Europe and the Middle East for more than 500 years.
Full of instant information, the Pocket Genius series features a fresh and striking design that is sure to appeal to the middle grade audience.
Supports the Common Core State Standards.
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