For information on the author, Eutropius, and his work, Breviarium Historiae Romanae, see here
For pre-reading information on the grammar and vocabulary of Eutropius see here
Here is a worksheet to review/introduce the vocabulary themes most useful in this text (i.e. fighting words and large numbers). It also incorporates them in sentences of increasing complexity modelled on those to be found in the text.
For vocabulary, see the Quizlet lists.
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