The Fact or Fiction Behind the Romans
By Peter Hepplewhite
Is everything you hear about the Romans true? This book will teach you how not to be a sucker!
True or false?
The Roman Empire was run by 40,000 men
Julius Caesar was murdered at a bus stop
A Roman soldier's best friend was his mule
The Romans used spider webs as plasters
This book explores the facts, the half-truths and the downright lies about one of history's most incredible, and infamous, empires. It examines evil emperors, awesome armies and gruesome gladiators, and separates the fact from the fiction behind the remarkable Romans.
The Truth or Busted series explores the fact or fiction behind stuff you THINK you know in a tongue-in-cheek, humorous way that kids will find unputdownable!
Peter Hepplewhite is an experienced writer of children's history and has taught the subject for many years. He is currently the Education Officer for Tyne & Wear Archives Service.
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24 Mar 2016
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This is just the sort of book children love! Filled with all sorts of weird and wonderful facts — Parents In Touch