100 Facts: Gladiators

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Publisher Miles Kelly
Binding Paperback
Cover Price £7.99
100 Facts Gladiators is a fantastic illustrated children's book, presenting the world of these ancient Roman warriors for 710 year olds. Find out how gladiators were recruited, the exciting games held at the Colosseum and how some gladiators became the stars of Rome! Exactly 100 numbered facts will challenge children, acting as an incentive as they make their way through the book. Projects to make and do, hilarious facts and brilliantly drawn cartoons add an extra element of fun. Add a detailed index, and 100 things you should know has all the ingredients for a perfect introduction to this truly fascinating topic. Topics covered: The first gladiators, Prisoners of war, Gladiators and politics, Spartacus, Caesars games, The mob, Amazing arenas, The mighty Colosseum, Who were the gladiators?, Special fighters, Recruiting gladiators, Learning to fight, Armour, shields and helmets, A day in the life, Get ready for the games, Showtime, Water fights, Wild animal hunts, Outside Rome, The last gladiators.