First Roman Mysteries Quiz Book by Caroline Lawrence

First Roman Mysteries Quiz Book

Written by Caroline Lawrence

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Caroline Lawrence’s Roman Mysteries series has been a major hit within the 9-12 market as the titles are full of humour and make history through fiction much more interesting. Now, the author has come up with a quiz book for all her fans and they can see just how much they know. If you’re new to the series then why not get this one alongside some or all of books 1-6 as the quiz is based on those titles.


First Roman Mysteries Quiz Book by Caroline Lawrence

This quiz book features questions about the characters, places and events occurring in books 1-6 of the Roman Mysteries. In addition, there will be questions based on the popular maps in the books, quizzes about ancient Roman food, fashion, customs, literature, music, an illustrated Aristo's Scroll plus a mammoth general quiz. Answers supplied at the back of the book.

About the Author

Caroline Lawrence

Caroline Lawrence was our Guest Editor in September 2102 - Click here to see her selections.

Caroline Lawrence was born in London. Her American parents returned to the United States shortly afterwards and she grew up in Bakersfield, California with her younger brother and sister. Her father taught English and drama in a local high school and her mother was an artist.

When she was twelve, Caroline's family moved to Stanford University in northern California so that her father could study Linguistics. Caroline inherited her father's love of words and her mother's love of art. She subsequently studied Classics at Berkeley, where she won a Marshall Scholarship to Cambridge. There, at Newnham College, she studied Classical Art and Archaeology.

The books in the series are:
The Thieves of Ostia
The Secrets of Vesuvius
The Pirates of Pompeii
The Assassins of Rome
The Dolphins of Laurentum
The Twelve Tasks of Flavia Gemina
The Enemies of Jupiter
The Gladiators from Capua
The Colossus of Rhodes
The Fugitive from Corinth
The Sirens of Surrentum
The Charioteer of Delphi
The Slave Girl from Jerusalem
The Beggar of Volubilis
The Scribes from Alexandria
The Prophet from Ephesus
And finally…
The Man from Pomegranate Street

THE ROMAN MYSTERIES have sold over 1.1 million copies since its introduction in 2001 and in 2009 won the Classical Association Prize for 'a significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics' THE ROMAN MYSTERIES has been recognised as having an exemplary combination of entertainment and education.

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Publication date

15th March 2007




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