Interest in ancient Rome is on the rise due to the success of films such as the Academy Award-winning Gladiator and the HBO series Rome, which is now filming a second season that will air in 2007. Filled with fun facts and fascinating historical tidbits, this friendly guide takes readers on a wild ride through Roman history, covering the rise and fall of both the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire. After chronicling the ups and downs of Roman history, the book offers special chapters on various aspects of Roman society, from everyday life, the army, roads, and geography to art, entertainment, science, and religion.
Collana: For Dummies (History, Biography & Politics
Dimensioni: 9.25 x 7.50 x 1.00 inch.
Pagine Arabe: 434
Pagine Romane: XXIV