The Roman Empire

Item #: 13700 

Peter Chrisp

ISBN: 9781587283031

Full of fascinating facts and hands-on projects, this book explores daily life in the ancient Roman Empire. From city to country and aristocrat to slave, your child will learn the way ancient Romans, lived, worked, and relaxed.


What made the Roman Empire so powerful? How did the army defend its vast borders? What was life like for a household slave or a centurion in the provinces? Did gladiators really fight wild animals in the Colosseum? Explore one of the greatest civilizations in history and discover how the Roman world still influences our lives today.

Make it Work! History books are a new, brilliantly evocative educational experience. They re- create the lives of ancient peoples in an original, child-centered, practical way.

Unique re-creations of past civilizations. Clear, practical instructions for model-making projects. Precise explanatory text and fascinating information.


Travel back to the time of the Romans and learn how they set the stage with their Pax Romana for the central event of all history - the birth of Jesus. Gain a New Testament overview with a special focus on the books of Luke, Philippians, and 1 John.

In this year-long curriculum for 4th-8th grade, view Roman civilization, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Reformation in the context of Christ and the early church, while also studying astronomy and the human body from a biblical perspective.