Julius Caesar: Life of a Roman General (Graphic Nonfiction)
Exiled from his native Rome, Caesar returned ambitious for power. A brilliant campaigner and ruthless politician, he fought many bloody battles to expand the frontiers of Rome. Sometimes popular, often feared, he started a civil war in his quest for Roman domination. The speech bubbles and strip cartoon-style illustrations of the graphic novel create a dynamic format that encourages readers to engage with the characters and get involved in the story. Opening pages provide historical context about the Roman Empire and Republic, the political system and how Julius Caesar rose to power. Closing pages explain the aftermath of Caesar's assassination and the age of the emperors. This work fits into the guidelines for Key Stage 2 History. It helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.
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