Sir Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Greeks and Romans

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Macmillan Children's Books

Publication date: 05.05.2016
ISBN: 9781509805396
Number of pages: 320

Synopsis

In this new bind-up, Sir Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about the Greeks and Romans! It's history, but not as we know it!

Find out everything you ever needed to know in this brilliant, action-packed, fact-filled book, including:

- Why the ancient Greeks were mad about olive oil
- How to keep the gods happy
- Who Pythagoras was
- Why you should never ignore an omen
- Why Alexander the Great named a city after his horse, Bucephalus
- How to defeat an elephant-riding army, and
- How the Greeks invented the first computer, vending machine and laser death ray