This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Roman Britain - As a young Centurion, Marcus accepts his first post as cohort commander in this country. During the novel he travels throughout the isle.
Etruria - Marcus's home is present-day Tuscany, Italy. He has fond memories of his family's Tuscan farm and longs to return there someday.
The Brand of Mithras - Like many members of the Roman Legion, Marcus worships the god Mithras and bears this symbol of initiation between his brows. Mithras was the savior god of a mysterious religion originating in Greece.
The Eagle - The...
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