The charioteer of Delphi

by Lawrence, Caroline.

Format: Print Book 2007
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Fiction j LAWRENCE
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Fiction
 
Call Number  j LAWRENCE
 
 
Summary
The Roman Mysteries Book XII   A RETURN TO ROME.  Flavia and her friends experience the danger and exhilaration of chariot racing in the circus Maximus.   It's September AD 80.  Flavia, Jonathon, Lupus and Nubia are back in Rome to celebrate the Festival of Jupiter at the town house of Senator Cornix.  A famous racehorse has gone missing just days before important events at the Circus Maximus.  With their new companion Scopos, the young charioteer from Delphi, the friends must infiltrate rival facing factions to discover who stole the horse, and why.  Violence, deception, secret identities and a deadly curse are all ingredients in this twelfth installment of the exciting series.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Thrilling horse racing is at the center of this twelfth installment in the Roman Mysteries series. While visiting Rome, young friends Flavia, Jonathan, Nubia, and Lupus help an orphan find a job in a stable and become embroiled in intrigues surrounding high-stakes chariot races. Magical curses, disguised identities, and extrasensory visions deepen the heart-pounding action, which begins without much background scene-setting, making this a better choice for readers who know the series. As always, Lawrence's classical-world details are vivid and fascinating; this title includes a map of ancient Rome, a diagram of a chariot and the Circus Mazimus, and a full glossary.--Engberg, Gillian Copyright 2007 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Lawrence, Caroline. Roman mysteries ; bk. 12.
Subjects Chariot racing -- Fiction.
Race horses -- Fiction.
Horses -- Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D. -- Fiction.
Publisher New Milford, Conn. :Roaring Brook Press,2007
Edition 1st American ed.
Language English
Description 210 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
ISBN 9781596430853
1596430850
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