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Hansen, Grace

Summary: Learn about one of the wonders of the world: Rome's awesome Colosseum!

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937.632 HAN

Finan, Catherine C.

Summary: "Did you know that the Ancient Romans ate while lying down? Or that they spread a sauce made of fish guts over their food? What about that gladiator sweat was sold as a beauty product in Ancient Rome? Travel along roads that are still around today (ones that were made by Romans over 2,000 years ago) or take a peek at the Declaration of Independence and you'll see the civilization's lasting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Publishing Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937 FIN

Kamm, Antony.

Contents: 1. The Origins of Rome 2. The Republic 3. Twelve Caesars 4. Religions and Mythology 5. Society and Daily Life 6. Art, Architecture, and Building 7. Latin Literature 8. The Roman Army 9. The Empire: Stability, Disintegration, Recovery, Fall Appendices Index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Routledge 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937 KAM

Gartner, Ben

Summary: "Siblings John and Sarah barely made it home last time, but in their next time traveling adventure the challenge really heats up. Surrounded by clashing cultures on the ancient Roman frontier, they must fulfill their quest to unite the emperor with his enemy, an Alemanni barbarian, or risk being stuck in time forever. An action-packed fantasy full of sword fights, chariot chases, fearsome wild...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crescent Vista Press 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GAR

George, Margaret

Summary: With the beautiful and cunning Poppaea at his side, Nero Augustus commands the Roman empire, ushering in an unprecedented era of artistic and cultural splendor. Although he has yet to produce an heir, his power is unquestioned. But in the tenth year of his reign, a terrifying prophecy comes to pass and a fire engulfs Rome, reducing entire swaths of the city to rubble. Rumors of Nero's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GEO

Rivers, Francine

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: Atretes, German warrior. Revered gladiator. He won his freedom through his fierceness ... but his life is changed forever when he learns his son is alive. Atretes vows to find his son and return to Germania. Only one thing stands in his way: Rizpah, the young widow who adopted his abandoned baby. But Atretes is undaunted. One woman should be no trouble at all. It doesn't take him long to find...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House 1995

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Riv

Daileader, Philip.

Summary: Focusing on the seven centuries from 300 to 1000, this course examines the period of European history known as the "Dark Ages." The period is dominated by two empires, the Roman Empire and the Carolingian Empire.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.1 DAI

Summary: A conniving slave attempts to help his master's son win the love of the girl-next-door.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2000

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS FUN

Beard, Mary

Summary: Beard explores ancient Rome and how its citizens adapted the notion of imperial rule, invented the concepts of citizenship and nation, and made laws about those traditionally overlooked in history, including women, slaves, and criminals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 937 BEA

Holmes, Kirsty

Summary: "At its height, ancient Rome stretched from modern-day Great Britain in the west to modern-day parts of Asia to the east. Many social studies students know that ancient Rome was powerful and contributed much to future world civilizations, but what's often less clear is why and how this huge empire fell so spectacularly. Your readers will investigate this exact idea, including the invasions the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937 HOL

Livingston, Michael

Summary: "Julius Caesar is dead, assassinated on the senate floor, and the glory that is Rome has been torn in two. Octavian, Caesar's ambitious great-nephew and adopted son, vies with Marc Antony and Cleopatra for control of Caesar's legacy. As civil war rages from Rome to Alexandria, and vast armies and navies battle for supremacy, a secret conflict may shape the course of history. Juba, Numidian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIV

Summary: Complilation of 7 films with introduction to the work of designers Charles and Ray Eames. 'Toccata for toy trains' is a trip through a world of antique toys, and toy trains. 'House : after five years of living' illustrates the home and studio designed and built by Charles Eames on a hill in California overlooking the ocean. 'Lucia chase vignette' follows a sister chasing her brother through the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pyramid Film & Video 2000

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FIL

Daynes, Katie

Summary: "Who were the ancient Romans? Where did they go to eat, shop and wash? What did they do for fun? In this book you'll find the answers and lots more about life in Roman times."--Back cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: EDC Publishing 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Around Usb Daynes

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE DAY

Summary: This series covers history from 3500 B.C. to the 1780's. This course analyzes civilizations by looking at their geographic and political environments, their technologies, economies, social institutions, and cultural achievements. Students will look at history from new perspectives, come to understand the connections between human beings despite time and distance, and appreciate the lasting...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1995

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4 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 909 WOR
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 1
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 2
Call number: DVD 909 WOR PART 3

Summary: Judah Ben-Hur is a young Jewish nobleman from a prominent family who is reunited with his childhood friend Messala. Messala returns to Judea as a Roman tribune. There is a genuine friendship between the two men, yet the clash of their cultures drives a wedge between them. That wedge finally drives Messala to banish Judah to the slave galleys and sends his mother and his sister to prison. From...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BEN

Summary: In the year 44 B.C., Julius Caesar has been assassinated and civil war threatens to destroy the Republic. In the void left by Caesar's demise, egos clash and numerous players jockey for position. The brutally ambitious Mark Antony attempts to solidify his power, aligning himself with Atia, but coming to blows with her cunning son Octavian, who has been anointed in Caesar's will as his only son...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2007

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Summary: An adaptation of the classic Shakespeare play, chronicling the events around the assassination of Julius Caesar.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA JUL

Summary: The House of Batiatus has towered above the city of Capua for many years. Explore its deadly history before the arrival of Spartacus, and the death he carried with him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SPA

Osborne, Mary Pope

Summary: "Jack and Annie are about to meet the fiercest warriors of all--the soldiers of the ancient Roman legion! When the magic tree house whisks them back to a ROman army camp, they learn their mission: Be like warriors. That is easier said than done--Roman soldiers are the best fighters in the world! When Jack and Annie find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, they're in big trouble....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR RED MTH 31

Everitt, Anthony

Summary: "The Roman emperor Nero has long been the very image of a bad ruler--cruel, vain, and incompetent. He committed incest with his mother, who had schemed and killed to place him on the throne, and later murdered her. He supposedly set fire to Rome and thrummed his lyre as it burned. Afterward he cleared the charred ruins of the city center and, in their place, built a vast palace. Historians of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 NERO EVE

Sidebottom, Harry

Summary: "What happens when you put the Roman Empire in the hands of a teenage boy? The life and times of the worst Roman emperor of all. On 8 June AD218 a fourteen-year-old Syrian boy, egged on by his grandmother, led an army to battle in a Roman civil war. Against all expectations, he was victorious. Varius Avitus Bassianus, known to the modern world as Heliogabalus, was proclaimed emperor. The next...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oneworld 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937 SID

Nielsen, Jennifer A

Summary: Now a driver in the chariot races, Nic is still a target of the Praetors because of the magical amulet he found, and they will do anything to get their hands on it--and meanwhile Atroxia is beginning to wake up.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC NIE

Fischer, Thomas

Summary: With this opulent volume, Thomas Fischer presents a comprehensive and unique exploration of the Roman military of the imperial era. With over 600 illustrations, the costumes, weapons and equipment of the Roman army are explored in detail using archaeological finds dating from the late Republic to Late Antiquity, and from all over the Roman Empire. The buildings and fortifications associated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Casemate Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 FIS

George, Margaret

Summary: "New York Times bestselling author Margaret George has brought history to vivid life with her chronicles of queens and kings. Now, she turns her gaze to an Emperor ... Built on the backs of those who fell before it, Julius Caesar's imperial dynasty is only as strong as the next person who seeks to control it. In the Roman Empire no one is safe from the sting of betrayal: man, woman--or child....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GEO

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