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Product description

When you’re teaching your pupils all about the Romans, I bet you never tell them how REALLY ROTTEN they were! In their enormous Empire, the ruthless Romans learned all about bossing people about… while inventing tons of terrible tortures for people who didn’t do what they said! So grab this book to read all about their beastly battles, gruesome gods and marvellous myths. And if you’re feeling really brave, you can also find out…

  • What Roman soldiers wore under their kilts
  • Why rich Romans needed a vomitorium
  • How their deadly doctors were more likely to kill you than cure you
  • How to tell the future using a dead chicken

It’s the real story of the rotten Romans… for those who can stomach it! Now all you need to do is share it with your class!

Product Details

Series

Horrible Histories

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781407135779

Publisher

Scholastic

Date published

February 4th, 2013

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Other details
  • 240 pages
Condition

New

UK edition

Author/Illustrator

Terry Deary

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Martin Brown

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    leo2005
    on 5 March 2014

    I love that book, I have read it all 10 times

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    paris288
    on 17 May 2013

    i love the book

    5out of 5
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    supercoolcharm
    on 8 March 2013

    very nice.

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    rockstar101
    on 8 March 2013

    nice book

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    natashakrywald
    on 8 March 2013

    funny

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    powerpush22
    on 7 March 2013

    I learn a lot from these!

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    Paradise56
    on 7 March 2013

    a great way to learn history its a really good book

    5out of 5
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    ninjastickman
    on 6 March 2013

    Terry Deary has made a brilliant, educational set of books! They teach you all about how the people of the past live! I would recommend an age range of 8-12 for this book

    5out of 5
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    bugzy72
    on 6 March 2013

    its a good book