Why Should I Care About the Ancient Romans?

Why Should I Care About the Ancient Romans?

by Don Nardo

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Overview

We celebrate the Ancient Romans for contributions they made to modern engineering and architecture, but their impact is felt in even the smallest details of everyday life. Discover how inventions like socks, fast food restaurants, and movie theaters got their start in Ancient Rome and evolved into things we enjoy today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780756565640
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2020
Series: Why Should I Care About History?
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 939,918
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 12 Years

About the Author

Noted historian and award-winning author Don Nardo has written many books for young people about American history. Nardo lives with his wife, Christine, in Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Ancient Ideas for the Modern World 5

Chapter 2 The Greatest Premodern Builders 16

Chapter 3 Entertaining combat: The Gladiators 28

Chapter 4 Animal Shows For Everyone 40

Chapter 5 Inheriting the Roman Way of War 50

Glossary 60

Additional Resources 61

Select Bibliography 62

Index 64

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