Contains drawings and notes that describes what it was like to live as a soldier in ancient Rome, and includes information on military life, Roman bathhouse, banquets, toilets, and more.
Roman Fort is the first title in a fresh nonfiction series based on "fly-on-the-wall" reporting. School-age children will learn about the Roman way of life as they follow exciting, authentic characters, such as Vespian's centurions. Complete with pages blotted with squashed insects, olive oil and fingerprints, this book will have ancient Romans springing from its 40 pages. Other books planned in the series include Vikings, Egyptians and Greeks.… (more)