Life as a Gladiator: An Interactive History Adventure

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Life as a Gladiator: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: History)
Author: Burgan, Michael
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Time Period: Classical Age
Time Frame: 264 BCE - 404 CE
Geographic Area: Europe
Country: Italy (Ancient Rome)
Topics: Roman Gladiators
Genre: Non Fiction
Reading Age: Middle Grade
Format: Chapter Book
Published: 2010

World History > Classical Age > Ancient Rome

Gladiators, many of them slaves, entertained Roman audiences by fighting with tridents and swords in huge stadiums. Their fights often were to the death. Will you: Fight at the side of Spartacus during a violent gladiator rebellion? Leave your home and family to train at a gladiator school in Pompeii? Try to earn your freedom as a champion gladiator at the Roman Amphitheater?

Everything in this book happened to real people. And YOU CHOOSE what you do next. The choices you make could lead you to opportunity, to wealth, to poverty, or even to death.

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