Awfully Ancient: Gory Gladiators, Savage Centurions, and Caesar's Sticky End: A Menacing History of the Unruly Romans!, 1st Edition

  • Kay Barnham
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1482431157
  • ISBN-13: 9781482431155
  • DDC: 937.06
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released June 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book explores life during the Roman Empire! Dreadful deaths and creative killings offer a unique lens through which to examine a major historical period. Full-color illustrations offer a humorous look at a bleak topic and add interesting details.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Welcome to Roman Times!.
2: Introducing... Julius Caesar!.
3: Extra-Evil Emperors.
4: Inside the Roman Army.
5: Dreadful Discipline.
6: Law and Order.
7: Slaving Away.
8: Roman Gods and Godesses.
9: Peacock Brains and Flamingo Tongues.
10: Flushed with Success!.
11: Fashion Not Allowed.
12: Glorious and Gory Gladiators.
13: The End of an Empire.
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