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You Wouldn't Want to Be a Roman Soldier!: Barbarians You'd Rather Not Meet (You Wouldn't Want to...)
The year is AD 98. You are a soldier named Marcus who just joined the Roman Army at the age of 18. You take an oath and receive your training in Rome. There you learn to fight. You train by running, wrestling, riding horses, and swimming. You have victorious moments, but there are hard times as well. This commitment to your country involves a lot of travel and some downrig ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 21st 2008 by Turtleback Books
(first published January 1st 2006)
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This is a great series for reluctant readers! This book follows the life of a average Roman soldier. It goes into great detail about what the soldier would accomplish during their life in the army and what their daily routine would be. Done with fabulous illustrations, the reader can learn as much in the drawings as they can in the written words. A great book for any fan of history or Roman culture.
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