' An Ancient Roman Fort' gives an insight into the organisation and structure of the powerful army of Ancient Rome. Find out what went on a daily basis within the fort. Discover how the Roman army used ingenious techniques to defend the fort. Pull-out illustrations highlight significant parts of the artwork in greater detail. Informative captions, maps, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal educational text. Fulfils the criteria for 'World history before 1900' at both Key-Stage 2 and 3, exploring the civilizations of the period. Helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14 promoting 'positive attitudes to learning', 'knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the world', 'understanding of religion and its role in shaping society' and 'skills in literacy'.
Stephen Johnson studied Classics and Archaeology at Oxford University. He worked at English Heritage for over 13 years as an archaeologist, author and publisher. Mark Bergin studied at the Eastbourne College of Art. He has written and illustrated many books and has a special interest in military history.