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Roman Life: Homes By Nicola Barber

Roman Life: Homes
by Nicola Barber

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A series of four books that will examine different aspects of Roman Life and how the era of the Roman Empire influenced present day life in Britain and the rest of the world.
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Roman Life: Homes by Nicola Barber

Roman Life is a series that will explore the establishment of the Roman Empire and the notable people of the age, such as Augustus, Virgil and Homer. The text will chronicle the features and characteristics of the Roman age and explore the lives of the different social classes, as well as men, women and children. Readers will learn what it was like to live as a Roman, be able to compare how their present lives have been influenced by the past and learn how much has changed since Roman times.

This title explores Roman homes, and the difference between the living situations of rich and poor members of Roman society. It looks at the different types of furniture that Romans had in their homes, how they decorated rooms, what their gardens were like, and also how some Romans had homes abroad.

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About Nicola Barber

Paul Harrison is an award-winning editor and author. He has written a wide variety of books for children, and has a particular passion for modern history. He lives with his wife and son in Hove, East Sussex.

Table of Contents

  • 1: Empire Builders
  • 2: The first Romans
  • 3: Build it higher
  • 4: Homes for the rich
  • 5: Living like kings
  • 6: Creature comforts
  • 7: Decoration and furniture
  • 8: Gardens
  • 9: The Roman household
  • 10: Children
  • 11: Homes abroad
  • 12: Timeline
  • 13: Glossary
  • 14: Index and resources

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Roman Life: Homes by Nicola Barber
Nicola Barber
Roman Life
Used - Like New
Hachette Children's Group
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