Step back in time 2,000 years to visit the powerful Roman Empire. Every page reveals a fabulous treasure and its unique story—from gladiator battles with lions; chariot races for vast cheering crowds; and mock naval ship battles in flooded auditoriums, to mythical tales of magic and monsters; gods and goddesses for every occasion; and wondrous feasts in fantastical gardens. Learn about Ancient Rome’s fast-food joints, the original multi-tool pocketknife, and how some escaped Pompeii’s legendary volcanic eruption.
DOZENS OF ARTIFACTS: Learn about 36 iconic objects, from a gladiator’s sword to the original multi-tool pocketknife.
BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED: Vibrant, detailed images of the art, objects, people, and icons of Ancient Rome.
FASCINATING FACTS: Includes hundreds of amazing facts about Ancient Roman treasures in an easy-to-read format that will enthrall amateur historians of all ages.
CLASSROOM TO COFFEE TABLE: This beautiful volume is equally at home on a school bookshelf to support student learning as in a living room to be enjoyed by the whole family.
COLLECT THE SERIES: More fascinating compendiums for all ages include The Magnificent Book of Treasures: Ancient Rome, The Magnificent Book of Horses, The Magnificent Book of Extinct Animals, The Magnificent Book of Birds, and more!