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14 Fun Facts About Gladiators
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2018 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe, Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Europe
Roman gladiators have captured the interest of many modern people. We look at the practice of fighting to the death for a crowd's amusement as horrifying. But who were the actual gladiators and what do we really know about them? Do you know: How did gladiator fights start? Were all gladiators slaves or criminals? Were there women gladiators? Learn this and more in this fun 15-minute book. RL: 6.5
14 Fun Facts About Big Ben And The Clock Tower
Series: 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2018 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Symbols, Monuments, National Parks, etc., Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
It is used to show location in hundreds of movies and television shows. Showing an image of this one building immediately lets people know that something is happening in London, England. It is the clock tower, often called Big Ben by the people of the world. The tower took 34 years to build from the ashes of the fire that destroyed Parliament in 1834. Find out more in this 15-minute book. RL: 6.5