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Hardyman, Robyn

Summary: Presents several of the most dangerous, dirty, and otherwise unpleasant jobs done in ancient Greece and Rome, including peasant, slave, Olympic pankratist, laborer, fuller, gladiator, and soldier.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

James, Simon

Summary: Documents ancient Rome and the people who lived there as revealed through the many artifacts they left behind, including shields, swords, tools, toys, cosmetics, and jewelry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Chrisp, Peter

Summary: Describes the history and civilization of ancient Rome, from how gladiators fought and what daily life was like for people in Rome to the events at Pompeii.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 937 CHR

Haywood, John

Summary: Describes various aspects of life in the Roman Empire, including the army, government, family life, farming, towns, and recreation. Also presents captioned pictures of related artifacts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1996

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 937 Hay

Dickinson, Rachel.

Summary: Explores the history and science of ancient Rome, teaching about Roman innovations and ideas of government, science, religion, sport, and warfare, and how they have shaped world history and our own world view.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nomad Press 2006

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 937 DIC

Langley, Andrew

Summary: A "special edition" of a Roman newspaper containing articles about Roman history, politics, religion, fashion, food, and daily life, spanning the years of the Roman Empire from 753 B.C. to 476 A.D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 1996

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J OVS 937 Langley 1996

Summary: Groundbreaking eight-part series reveals ancient Rome's hidden treasures and untold stories as never before. From iconic figures including Caligula, Caesar, and Constantine to epic events such as the eruption of Vesuvius, the invasion of Britain, and fall of Rome, this collection reveals a startling, up-to-date vision of the ancient empire and challenges our perception of what we know about the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Doc W

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WHE NOT RATED

Steele, Philip

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lorenz Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 937.06 STE

Spawforth, Antony

Summary: The magnificent civilization created by the ancient Greeks and Romans is the greatest legacy of the classical world. However, narratives about the "civilized" Greek and Roman empires resisting the barbarians at the gate are far from accurate. Tony Spawforth, an esteemed scholar, author, and media contributor, follows the thread of civilization through more than six millennia of history. His...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 938 SPA

Summary: Text and illustrations explore the many facets of the Roman empire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 937 WHA

Baker, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.8 BAK

Biesty, Stephen.

Contents: Rome. Originally published: 2003 -- Egypt. Originally published: 2005 -- Greece. Originally published: 2006.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 930 BIE

Klar, Jeremy.

Summary: While the ancient Romans continue to be regarded as highly civilized, there are aspects of ancient Roman life, including the foods that they ate (dormice were a delicacy) and their leisure activities (such as the notorious gladiatorial fights to the death), that seem strange and repellent to us today. This high-interest history book makes use of kids' fascination with the disgusting to appeal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Benoit, Peter

Contents: Introduction : the birthplace of western civilization -- Born from myth into life everlasting -- How history and social forces shaped Roman institutions -- The shape of destiny -- A world bound by traditional values -- When in Rome, do as the Romans do -- Monuments and memory.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 937 BEN

Biesty, Stephen.

Summary: Detailed illustrations with explanatory captions and narrative text survey some sites in ancient Rome, including the house of a wealthy family, the Colosseum, the Baths of Trajan, and the Temple of Jupiter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Nonfiction 2003

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Grant, Michael

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1968

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 937.06 GRA

Mack, Lorrie.

Summary: The history, wars, society, and political life of ancient Rome and its vast empire and how it remains with us today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 937 MAC

Nardo, Don

Summary: Describes the construction of roads and aqueducts in ancient Rome, life and customs along the roads, water distribution and aqueduct maintenance, and the building of bridges.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lucent Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 388.1 NAR

Lassieur, Allison.

Summary: The Romans were a powerful force during ancient times, evolving into an empire that spread to much of present-day Europe as well as parts of Africa and the Middle East. They brought their culture and rules of law to the areas they conquered, and left their mark through construction. Aqueducts to provide water, roadways to travel their vast lands, and temples to honor their gods are just some of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Franklin Watts 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Western society owes a lot to the Romans. Parts of our government, language, even culture can be traced back there. Here, you can join the Roman legion marching across Europe. Watch the Roman Senate as they scheme their way into power. Join the crowd in the Circus Maximus to watch the chariot races. In ancient Rome, families liked to go on vacation and lounge by the sea. They went to market,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stokes, Jonathan W.

Summary: If you had a time travel machine and could take a vacation to Ancient Rome, this is the only guidebook you would need! It provides information about ancient Rome like culture, economics, fashion, history, law, and politics of the time while offering practical advice on how to avoid being poisoned, beheaded, or torn apart by an angry mob. There is handy advice on finding the best picnicking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 937 STO

Nixey, Catherine

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Offers a history of the rise of Christianity in the classical world that focuses on its terrible cost, in terms of violence and dogmatic intolerance, that helped bring upon the dark ages. "A bold new history of the rise of Christianity, showing how its radical followers ravaged vast swathes of classical culture, plunging the world into an era of intellectual darkness. In Harran, the locals...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 270 NIX

Summary: Describes what life was like for children in ancient Rome, discussing education, entertainment, daily customs, and religion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cricket Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: Combining compelling narrative with state-of-the-art computer graphics and high-quality drama reconstruction, this production throws new light on the way gladiators really fought and trained and reveals that many of them were the superstars of their age.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV COL