Four exciting, funny ancient Roman stories about children who could have lived at the time.
'The Captive Celt' is the story of Deri, a Celt who faces execution for criticizing Rome. Deri's cellmate is a British chief, and he believes there is a way to save both their skins.
In 'The Goose Guards' Rome is under attack from the vicious Gauls and the barbarian army is now preparing to besiege the Temple of Juno on Capitol Hill, home of Brutus, a trainee priest.
'The Grim Ghost' sees Pliny's household preparing for a feast, Pliny tells his young serving boy the tale of a terrifying ghost that haunted a garden. But there's no truth in ghost stories – or is there?
And in 'The Fatal Fire' Mary knows that Rome is a frightening place. But little does Christian slave girl Mary realise the dangers that await her when she accompanies her master to the city.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 04 / 2020
- 132 x 122mm