This book, for use by Steiner-Waldorf teachers, includes stories of the founding of Rome, the early battles with Carthage and Hannibal, Julius Caesar and the conquests of Gaul and Britain, Antony and Cleopatra, and the decline and fall under the Huns and the beginning of the Dark Ages.
It is recommended for Steiner-Waldorf curriculum Class 6 (age 11-12).
Charles Kovacs was born in Austria. He left his native country in 1938 at the time of the Anschluss and joined the British Army in East Africa. After the War, he settled in Britain, and in 1956 he took over a class at the Rudolf Steiner School in Edinburgh, where he remained a class teacher until his retirement in 1976. He died in 2001. His extensive lesson notes have been a useful and inspiring resource material for many teachers. He is the author of Parsifal and the Search for the Grail (2002), The Age of Revolution (2003), Ancient Greece (2004) and The Age of Discovery (2004).