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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

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

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

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GEO

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

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

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

Lawrence, Caroline.

Summary: The year is 79 AD. The place is Ostia, the port of Rome. Flavia Gemina, a Roman sea captain's daughter, is about to embark on a thrilling adventure. The theft of her father's signet ring leads her to three extraordinary people - Jonathan the Jewish boy next door, Nubia the African slave-girl, and Lupus, the mute beggar boy - who become her friends. Their investigations take them to the harbour,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orion Children's Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAW
1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LAW

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

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 Set History 937 Daynes 2015

Daileader, Philip.

Summary: Prof. Daileader traces major developments, leaders, and accomplishments in the history of Europe from about 300 to 1000 A.D.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.1 EAR

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

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

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 WIL

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

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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

Nielsen, Jennifer A

Summary: Nicolas Calva has Caesar's magic bulla, the Malice of Mars, and he has hidden the dangerous Jupiter Stone, but he still has to find a way to defeat The Mistress, a dragon who contains the soul of the vestalis Atroxia, and who hates Rome, and save his mother and friends, and maybe even the Empire itself--and he is troubled by his sneaking sympathy for Atroxia, who was unjustly condemned.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

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Dillard, Sheri.

Summary: Introduces readers to Roman gladiators, including their history and famous battles, uniforms and weapons, and training and tactics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Childs World 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J932 CHI

Barrett, Anthony

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Nero became Emperor in A.D 54. On the evening of July 18, 64 A. D., it seems that a lamp was left unextinguished in a stall still heaped with piles of combustible material. Whether this was accidental or deliberate we cannot now determine, and normally it would not have led to anything that would have attracted even local attention. But there was a gusty wind that night, and the flickering...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2020

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

Everitt, Anthony.

Summary: Rome's decline and fall have long fascinated historians, but the story of how the empire was won is every bit as compelling. Emerging as a market town from a cluster of hill villages in the eighth and seventh centuries B.C.E., Rome grew to become the ancient world's preeminent power. Historian Anthony Everitt fashions the story of Rome's rise to glory into an erudite page-turner filled with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937.63 EVE

Hering, Marianne.

Summary: Patrick and his cousin Beth travel back in time to ancient Rome, where they meet Telemachus and help put an end to the spectacle of gladiators fighting to the death.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tyndale House Publishers 2010

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Summary: The tale of the gladiator slave Spartacus, who led a slave uprising against the Roman Republic departing from Capua.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2014

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

Shakespeare, William.

Summary: The noble Titus returns victorious to Rome bringing Tamora, Queen of the Goths as his captive. When one of Tamora's sons is condemned to die, she vows revenge, and, aided by the villainous Aaron, she exacts a terrible retribution, inaugurating a grim cycle of rape, murder, and cannibalism. This macabre, often brilliant tragedy comes from the earliest stage of Shakespeare's dramatic career....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 822.33 SHA

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