Step back in time to Ancient Rome and meet some of the many people who lived, worked, and played during that time. From a young slave boy to a fierce gladiator, a washerwoman to a wealthy lady, and a mosaic artist to the emperor himself - each one will share with you the story of their own daily life. Together, they are the Romans.
Featuring 19 different characters from Roman times, as well as an introduction to the Roman world, a map of the empire and a timeline of key events, this book provides a new angle on a classic subject, bringing the ancient world to life.
Country of Publication:
04 May 2021
From 8 years
Children / Juvenile
Introduction * I am the Emperor * I am a Patrician * I am a Salve Boy * I am a Freed Slave * I am a Teacher * I am a Musician * I am a Mosaic Maker * I am a Builder * I am a Legionary * I am a Merchant * I am an Army Officer * I am a Physician * I am a Governor * I am a Scribe * I am a Baker * I am a Banker * I am a Wealthy Lady * I am a Gladiator * I am a Priestess * Would you Like to be a Roman? * Map of the Roman Empire * Roman timeline * Famous Romans * Roman Gods and Goddesses * The Roman Army * Learn some Latin * Roman Numerals.
David Long is a highly acclaimed, internationally published author of non-fiction for both children and adults, whose engaging, imaginative and well-informed books reflect an unquenchable thirst for those events and personalities that illuminate the past. His book Survivors (Faber & Faber) won the Blue Peter Book Award 2017. Allen Fatimaharan is a FAB prize finalist, whose debut picture book, My Hair (Faber, 2019), is longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2020 and shortlisted for the BookTrust Storytime Prize 2020. Allen is currently working on his second picture book as well as illustrating middle-grade novel Llama Out Loud! (Egmont, 2020).