Spend the Day in Ancient Rome
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Spend the Day in Ancient Rome by Linda Honan
Book DescriptionParades, gladiator games, tunic weaving, and coin making! Anything can happen when you spend the day in ancient Rome! Find out what life was like almost two thousand years ago during the height of the Roman Empire. As Rome celebrates its annual Games, you'll spend the day with a family, just back from their own summer vacation. Join ten-year-old Marcus for the fabulous parade and the athletes' contest in the Colosseum. Enjoy a pantomime at the theater with his twelve-year-old sister Julia, and watch their father, Senator Julius, as he speaks in the city's forum. Top the day off with an exciting chariot race at the circus. Celebrate the history of ancient Rome with creative and fun-filled activities! Turn an ordinary sheet into a Roman toga. Learn to write in Latin. Build a legionnaire's helmet and shield, design a decorative mosaic with beans, or draw a sundial that really works! Then, when your day in Rome is through, make your own emperor's feast to share with your family and friends.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471154532
(281mm x 208mm x 8mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United States
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Spend the Day in Ancient Egypt, Paperback (September 1999)
Royal jubilees, towering pyramids, face painting, and jewelry making? The sky's the limit when you spend the day in ancient Egypt! Picture this: You get out of bed and, as you go to brush your teeth, you suddenly realize that you've traveled back in time over 4,500 years to ancient Egypt.
Spend the Day in Ancient Greece, Paperback (June 1998)» View all books by Linda Honan
This book whisks kids back in time over 2,000 years to spend a special day in Athens. Modern children follow a typical ancient Greek family through their day, and along the way they get to do all the things the Greeks did--from making clothes and jewelry to learning Greek letters to preparing a fabulous Greek feast.
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Author Biography - Linda Honan
LINDA HONAN is the Program Director of the Higgins Armory Museum and developer of three educational TV series for children on world history topics. She is also the author of Spend the Day in Ancient Greece. ELLEN KOSMER is Professor of Art History and Associate Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education at Worcester State College. Linda Honan is the author and Ellen Kosmer the illustrator of Picture the Middle Ages: The Middle Ages Resource Book.
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