How to Be a Roman Soldier
By Fiona Macdonald
(National Geographic Children's Books, Paperback, 9781426301698, 32pp.)
Publication Date: January 8, 2008
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Are you ready to do battle for the glory of Caesar? Have you bought your own armor yet—an apron and strong marching sandals? Will you become a centurion or a legionary? Are you ready for a posting to Western Eurasia or Britannia or North Africa? Are you ready to train from 6 a.m. to midnight? Are you fit to march long distances? Can you swim, run, jump, fence and throw javelin? Then prepare to swear your oath of loyalty to the Commander and Emperor.
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