Discover the peoples and places of the mighty Roman Empire. At its height the Roman Empire enriched the Mediterranean Sea and stretched from Britain to Egypt and from Spain to Iraq. This vast area included many different peoples and places, held together by Roman customs, Roman law, and the Roman army. Rome’s success lay in its inclusiveness, with many distinct cultures flourishing within its boundaries. Travel from frontier to frontier as you explore the provinces of the empire in this handy book. The book shows how the most successful empire in human history was organized, and why understanding the Roman Empire helps us to better understand our world today.