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'The Ruthless Romans reveals the grim truth behind the greatest empire of all time.......',
This review is from: Ruthless Romans (Horrible Histories) (Paperback)
Want to know:
* which emperor enjoyed eating camel's heels?
* how a cow on your roof could bring you bad luck?
* the name of the Roman goddess of door hinges?
Read on for the gory details about the cruel Colosseum and the people and animals who were massacred here.
Run screaming from the reality of life as a Roman soldier and terrorize your teacher with our foul facts about the Romans.
History has never been so horrible!'
A witty, colourful cover opens to 127 pages, split over chapters:
1. Killer kings and the rotten republic
2. Superior superstitions and quaint customs
3. Gory gladiators
4. Ruthless Roman army
5. Evil enemies
6. Ruthless Roman quiz
7. Roman Empire timeline
8. Evil emperors
9. A few foul facts...
10. Marvellous medicine
11. Awful for animals
12. Painful plays
13. Cruel for criminals
with an introduction and an epilogue.
Written with the typical Deary humour and illustrations from Martin Brown throughout.