Roman Colosseum : A Wonders of the World Book
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Make Way For BooksUsing the architectural marvel as a launch point, the author explores the history, glory, and brutality of the Roman Empire. The book is dramatic in both text and illustration.
Publisher SummaryDescribes the building of the Colosseum in ancient Rome, the training of its gladiators, and the different types of combat they fought in its arena.
Now in paperback: A description the building of the Colosseum in ancient Rome, and how it was used. This was one of the most extraordinary buildings in the ancient world and it remains an engineering marvel. How it was used is sobering.