Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Book 1, Earliest Rome: Chapter 1, Introductory & Rome Under Kings Abstract
* The author, Titus Livius, is introduced and the background of his life is provided.
Book 1, Earliest Rome: Chapter 2, Rome Under the Kings Abstract
* Romulus and Remus spend decades as allies before turning on each other.
Book 2, The Republic: Chapter 1, Rome as a Republic, Part 1 Abstract
* Romulus becomes...
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