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Top 10 Worst Things about Ancient Rome You Wouldn't Want to Know! (Top 10 Worst)

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The grossest, weirdest, and most violent things about life in ancient Rome are chronicled in this volume. There were things about Roman life that no modern person would want to experience. Communal toilets and gladiator deaths rank among these. Readers learn about the brutal and crazed emperors of Rome as well as the infamous volcanic eruption that destroyed Pompeii. ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Gareth Stevens Publishing
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Lynley
Aug 17, 2016 Lynley rated it it was ok
Okay, so by 2012 we knew that the history books had got it largely wrong, that although women are hardly mentioned in history, they nonetheless comprised approximately 50 per cent of the population.

So when I pick up a history book -- designed for children, published in 2012 -- even if the words themselves don't contain much about women, I expect the illustrations to show that approximate gender ratio. Instead, we have here a book about 'Ancient Rome', in which the illustrations are almost entire
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Nov 10, 2014 Emmalee Nelson rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-s-lit
This book, cleverly created to look weathered and old, shines a light on some parts of rome that aren’t showed in other children’s books about the time period. This book covers many subjects: the living conditions of the average Roman in large blocks of flats called insulae, the lives of Roman soldiers, the world of Gladiators, and even the tragedy of Pompeii. All in all it is an interesting way to put information in a way any reader can understand.

Although I would use this book with older chi
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