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If I Were a Kid in Ancient Rome: Children of the Ancient World

by Cobblestone Publishing

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Life for youngsters in ancient Rome was both different and similar to today. There were schools, but only wealthy children attended them. There were pets, but monkeys and magpies were popular as well as dogs and cats. Baths were a must, but most children took them at one of the city’s 1,000 public baths. Even the favorite hangout of contemporary youngsters, the mall, originated in Rome. This book explores one of the world’s great historic cultures, from its religious life to its distinctive cuisine, as experienced by its younger members.

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If I Were A Kid in Ancient Rome . . . What games would I play? Would I have a pet? Would I go to school? Kids today share many of the same experiences as kids who lived in the ancient world - even though thousands of years have gone by. If YOU were a kid living in ancient Rome . . . Would you go to school or gym class? What would you eat for breakfast and dinner? What toys would you play with? What "house rules" would your parents expect you to obey? Where would you hang out with friends? If I Were a Kid in Ancient Rome offers a fascinating look at the daily life of children growing up many years ago - and how it compares to life today.7-10 yrs.… (more)

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