History, archaeological evidence, and primary-source material combine to vividly portray daily life in ancient cultures. Each book examines a specific aspect of ancient life in-depth, allowing readers to make comparisons with their own lives.
What was it like to be a gladiator? How many people died in the destruction of Pompeii? How did Roman children spend their days? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Magic Tree House Research Guide: "Ancient Rome and Pompeii." This is the nonfiction companion to "Vacation Under the Volcano."
In ancient Rome, Atticus, a young slave purchased by a wealthy and powerful lawyer, finds that he is completely invisible to the people from whom he must gather information in order to help foil a plot against the Emperor.
The Roman Empire declined and fell more than 1,500 years ago, but for thirteen centuries, ancient Rome and its gladiators made history. Who were the gladiators? How were they trained? What was life like in ancient Rome?