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The Roman catacombs
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Published:
New York : Gareth Stevens, 2018.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Lexile measure:
970L
Status:
Buena Vista Juv Non-Fiction
J 363.75 Geo
Description

The subterranean tombs known as the Roman Catacombs are truly time capsules. Some tunnels date to the first century. Both Jewish and Christian graves are found there, including cremated and skeletal remains, and some have only been discovered recently. It s challenging to receive permission to explore these tunnels. Luckily, young historians can find all they need to know in the well-researched pages of this intriguing book, full of extraordinary images and facts. They ll learn much about the history of Rome and the different cultures that sought to bury their dead beneath the living in this ancient city.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781538206553, 1538206552
Accelerated Reader:
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Level 6.6, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
970

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Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
Description
The subterranean tombs known as the Roman Catacombs are truly time capsules. Some tunnels date to the first century. Both Jewish and Christian graves are found there, including cremated and skeletal remains, and some have only been discovered recently. It s challenging to receive permission to explore these tunnels. Luckily, young historians can find all they need to know in the well-researched pages of this intriguing book, full of extraordinary images and facts. They ll learn much about the history of Rome and the different cultures that sought to bury their dead beneath the living in this ancient city.
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A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG.)
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APA Citation (style guide)

George, E. (2018). The Roman catacombs. New York, Gareth Stevens.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

George, Enzo. 2018. The Roman Catacombs. New York, Gareth Stevens.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

George, Enzo, The Roman Catacombs. New York, Gareth Stevens, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

George, Enzo. The Roman Catacombs. New York, Gareth Stevens, 2018.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2022. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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