The city of Rome is the capital city of Italy. Roman legend says that the city was founded in 753 B.C. Rome began as a small farming community on the banks of the Tiber River and grew into one of the greatest empires in history. Your student can complete a lapbook about this ancient civilization with the Ancient Rome Project Pack from In the Hands of a Child. 73 pages includes a 20-page Research Guide and 25 hands-on activities to help your student learn about early influences to the culture, the Roman Empire, the Punic Wars, and much more.