This is a beautifully presented introduction to the lives and works of 35 of the world's best-known artists. This title is illustrated with fabulous reproductions of the artists' works. It includes photographs of the artists at work, their personal belongings, homes and places that were important to them. It also illustrates timelines that provide the key dates in each artist's life.
The Romans were the world's first military superpower. Much of their success lay in the strength of their vast army of highly trained, ruthlessly efficient soldiers. Discover what made the Roman legions such a force to be reckoned with and find the answers to hundreds of question such as: Did the Roman army really march on its stomach? -- How did the Romans manage to beat Hannibal?