The ancient city of Rome grew into a vast empire. Learn how the ancient Romans lived and how they influence us today.
Readers experience some of the rich culture of ancient Egypt from the pyramids to King Tut to Cleopatra. Describes what ancient Egypt was like and several legends that have been passed down over time.
Describes the everyday life of the Aztecs, covering such topics as food and clothing, religion, criminal justice, art and music, and language.
A short introduction to Inca civilization and history.
Why don't we know more about this mysterious ancient culture? This book provides information about the history and culture of the Maya and the impact of the Spanish conquest.
This book discusses the culture and customs of ancient Greece.
From the lowliest slave to the most powerful ruler, every civilization has been built—and undone—by different classes of people. This new series takes an anthropologist’s view of five famous Ancient Civilizations, noting how the various social groups influenced and interacted with each other and changed the very history of the world. Emphasizing each civilization’s legacy and innovations, each title also presents a timeline of major historical events and engaging facts are highlighted throughout the text. In this title discover an historical overview of the Aztec civilization from the perspectives of the social classes, from the nobles to the commoners, including the Mexican empire’s growth and decline.