Gory Gladiators, Savage Centurions, and Caesar's Sticky End

Gory Gladiators, Savage Centurions, and Caesar's Sticky End

A Menacing History of the Unruly Romans!

Book - 2016
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Because the Roman Army was so large, they had to be very serious about punishing those who broke the rules. For disobeying an order, a soldier would get as many as 200 lashes with a whip. And deserters? They were stoned or beaten to death. These penalties sound harsh in today's world, but they can tell readers a lot about life during the Roman Empire! Dreadful deaths and creative killings offer a unique lens through which to examine a major historical period. Cute, full-color illustrations offer a humorous look at a bleak topic and add interesting details.
Publisher: New York, NY : Gareth Stevens Publishing, 2016.
ISBN: 9781482431131
1482431130
Branch Call Number: Children's nonfiction B PBK
Characteristics: 32 pages :,colour illustrations.

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