Terms you should know

A legion
a group of about 6000 Roman soldiers

a people who lived outside the Roman Empire

ruler of an empire

a group of peoples or territories ruled by one person or a sovereign state

people who come to a country and take away land from those who live there already

people who come to live in a country

The Celts
the people who ruled Britain before the Romans

the Roman word for a house

Roman numerals are still used today. Think of where you might see them. See if you can find some more.

Look at the numbers in the box and you will see Roman numerals together with the numbers the way we usually write them.

Roman Numerals
I = 1
II = 2
III = 3
IV = 4
V = 5
VI = 6
VII = 7
VIII = 8
IX = 9
X = 10
L = 50
C = 100
D = 500
M = 1000

Using Roman numerals, design a number plaque for your front door. Write you door or street number in Roman numerals?

MMXII is the Numeral for 2012

My home street address is MMVIII. However, that seemed to confuse the mailman, so we had to replace it with 2008.

You Wouldn't Want To Be A Roman Gladiator!

If you have the book you might be familiar with this information. If not, use the following website.