Rome

Early Germans

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A history of early German peoples and their battles with the Roman Empire. Includes a timeline and a glossary.

Early Germans

Rotten Romans (2001)

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When Darren Dongle stages a coup of the student council promising to model his rule on that of Julius Caesar, Stitch and Mo take a spin back to uncover the full truth about the famed leader and his, shall we say, "sharply abrupt" end -- you get the point.

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Middle
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23:00
Rotten Romans

Ancient Roman Economy

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The success of the Roman economy is to a large degree beholden to its vast empire. While farming was the backbone of the Roman economy, trade played an important role, too. Learn about Roman mills, shops, construction, mining, currency, and taxation. Also explored are the roles of women and slaves in the Roman economy. Highly informative, with a wealth of primary source images.

Ancient Roman Economy

Ancient Greek Economy

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Ancient Greece lacked a few resources in its native lands. However, Greeks learned to trade domestically and with foreign lands to gain the resources that it lacked. Readers will discover that Greece's trading was so influential that its pottery has been discovered in many different areas of the world. Exemplifying how an ancient civilization still holds great importance to this day.

Ancient Greek Economy

Dodsworth in Rome

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With trips to New York, Paris, and London under their belts, it’s now time for Dodsworth and the duck to visit Rome! From throwing coins into the Trevi Fountain to winning a pizza-dough-throwing contest to looking up at the Sistine Chapel ceiling, Dodsworth and his misbehaving duck take a tour of their oldest city yet. With Tim Egan’s snappy words and playful illustrations, it will surely be a spaghetti-twirling sight to see. Ciao!

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Dodsworth in Rome

Time Life's Lost Civilizations (1995)

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This set of 4 DVD's contains a collection of 10 programs spanning seven thousand years of history. Below are a list of the titles included and a synopsis of each.

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Middle
High
Length: 
08:20
Time Life's Lost Civilizations

Colosseum

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In Colosseum you are a Roman impresario - producing great spectacles in your arena in the hope of attracting the most spectators to your events. You'll earn wealth and glory for each event you run, using it to build ever more ambitious events.

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Middle
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
90 min.
Colosseum

Tribune

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Bow down before the tribune, ye citizens of Rome. Rich and poor, strong and weak, patricians and plebeians, hear your tribune's words!

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
90 min.
Tribune

Antike

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Antike is a challenging strategy game about the evolution and competition of ancient civilizations. The name of the game in German means "age of antiquity".

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
120 min.
Antike

New York's Erie Canal

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The Erie Canal played a pivotal role in the economic, geographic, and political growth of New York State. This interactive eBook combines videos, activities, interactive timelines, primary sources, and teaching tools to provide students with a hands-on look at how the canal was built, the impact it had on commerce, and how people use it today.

New York's Erie Canal