Roman Life: Sport and Pastimes

Author: Nicola Barber
Publisher: Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Category: Nonfiction History Books for Kids, Children's Sports Books, History Books for Kids
Age Group: 12-17
Book Format: Paperback

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 examines how the Romans spent their spare time, from hosting dinner parties to listening to music and going to the theatre. It also looks at sports the Romans enjoyed, such as gladiator fights, athletics, chariot racing, ball games and wild animal shows.

Table Of Contents
1: Ancient Rome

2: Chariot racing

3: Gladiator fights

4: Wild animal shows

5: Sea battles

6: Athletics and ball games

7: The theatre

8: Music

9: Dinner parties

10: Public baths

11: Children's pastimes

12: Timeline

13: Glossary

14: Index and resources
About Nicola Barber
Nicola Barber is an experienced author and editor of children's non-fiction books.


SKU BK-9780750288675
Barcode # 9780750288675
Brand Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Artist / Author Nicola Barber
Shipping Weight 0.1000kg
Shipping Width 0.220m
Shipping Height 0.003m
Shipping Length 0.270m

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