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A Question of History: Did Romans really eat flamingos? And other questions about the Romansav Tim Cooke139Ännu ej utkommen – klicka "Bevaka" för att få ett mejl så fort boken boken går att köpa.Finns även som
Take a look at the wackier side of history! Who was the maddest Roman emperor? Why didn't the Romans use toilet paper? And just how dangerous was a Roman tortoise? A Question of History: Ancient Rome answers all these questions and much more. With an engaging question and answer format, this series draws young readers into the fascinating, sometimes gruesome, world of famous peoples and civilisations through history. Each spread opens with a simple question, opening up an exploration of an aspect of the life of a people or civilisation and busting some popular myths along the way! The lively design is supported by annotated photos and cartoons, making history fun and accessible for readers aged 8+. Titles in the series: What happened the pharaoh's brain? And other questions about the Ancient Egyptians Did the kings of Benin really keep pet leopards? And other questions about the kingdom of Benin Did the Celts really use hair gel? And other questions about the Stone Age, Iron Age and Bronze Age Why did the ancient Greeks use elephants in battle? And other questions about the ancient Greeks Why did the Maya stick needles in their tongues? And other questions about the Maya Did the Romans really eat flamingos? And other questions about the Romans Why did the Shang write on turtles? And other questions about the Shang Dynasty Did the Vikings really wear horns on their helmets? And other questions about the Vikings
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Tim Cooke is a graduate of Oxford University. He has worked in children's publishing for over 20 years, and has written or contributed to dozens of books on a wide range of subjects. Among his publications as writer or editor are numerous sets about military history, particularly the American Revolution, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War. He has also written extensively about general history, both ancient and modern.
1: Who were the ancient Romans? 2: How did a wolf help found Rome? 3: Did animal entrails predict a murder? 4: Did Nero really set fire to Rome? 5: How dangerous was a Roman tortoise? 6: Why didn't the Romans ever get lost? 7: Did the Romans bury Boudicca under a railway platform? 8: Why didn't the Romans use toilet paper? 9: How did getting sweaty keep Romans clean? 10: Did the Romans really eat flamingos? 11: Did the gladiators sign autographs? 12: Why did the Romans put coins in dead peoples' mouths? 13: Quick-fire questions 14: Glossary 15: Timeline & Further information 16: Index