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Gladiators and ancient Rome / by Anita Ganeri.

By: Ganeri, Anita, 1961-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Time travellers: Publisher: Tunbridge Wells : Ticktock Media, 2005Description: 23 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1860076386 (hbk.) :; 1860076084 (pbk.) :; 9781860076084.Other title: Gladiators & ancient Rome.Subject(s): Gladiators -- Italy -- Rome -- Juvenile literature | Amusements -- Italy -- Rome -- Juvenile literature | Rome (Italy) -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature | Rome (Italy) -- Civilization -- Juvenile literature | Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Children's nonfiction.DDC classification: C937
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Going back in time to examine some of history's most intriguing civilizations, this series investigates different time periods to offer fascinating facts to a young age group. Short, snappy facts about these thrilling historical figures, artifacts, and locations will keep children in awe, while guaranteeing a little learning in the process. With a bright, youthful design and colorful images, this series presents young readers with concise information and a glossary with key words explained to aid in vocabulary development. The Roman Empire comes to life for young readers as they probe into the lives of gladiators, peak into the homes of families, and learn about the gods and goddesses that were a central part of Roman lives.

Includes index.

"Gladiator battles, gladiator school, chariot racing, life in Rome"--Cover.

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