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Gladiator

Author: Richard Ross Watkins
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the history of gladiators, including types of armor, use of animals, amphitheaters, and how the practice fit into Roman society for almost 700 years.
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Children's nonfiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Ross Watkins
ISBN: 039582656X 9780395826560 061807032X 9780618070329
OCLC Number: 35029524
Description: 80, [8] pages : illustrations, map ; 23 x 28 cm
Contents: Ancient Rome --
The first gladiators --
Who were the gladiators? --
The schools --
Types of gladiators --
Animals in the arena --
The amphitheater --
The sea battles --
The gladiator in society --
A day at the games --
The end of the gladiators --
The influence of the gladiators.
Responsibility: Richard Watkins.

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Describes the history of gladiators, including types of armor, use of animals, amphitheaters, and how the practice fit into Roman society for almost 700 years.
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