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Roman diary: the journal of Iliona of Mytilini, who was captured by pirates and sold as a slave in Rome, AD 107

Roman diary: the journal of Iliona of Mytilini, who was captured by pirates and sold as a slave in Rome, AD 107

Platt, Richard; Parkins, David

The year is AD 107 and Iliona, an educated Greek girl, has been orphaned and sold as a slave in Rome. Apart from her diary, she hasn't a friend in the world. But the family she works for are not unkind, and as Iliona begins to make friends and look around her, she discovers that the city at the heart of the empire is a fascinating place

Book. English. Fiction 7+. Diary fiction. Children's stories. Historical. Historical fiction.
Published London : Walker 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Richard Platt ; illustrated by David Parkins
ISBN: 1406325473, 9781406325478
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Originally published: 2009.
Physical Description: 64 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 28 cm.
Subject: Slaves Rome Juvenile fiction.; Rome History Juvenile fiction.; Rome Social life and customs Fiction.

Author note

Richard Platt is the author of Pirate Diary, which won the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Silver Smarties Book Prize and the Blue Peter Award for Best Factual Book, and Castle Diary, which was Highly Commended for the Kate Greenaway Medal and shortlisted for the Kurt Maschler Award. He lives in Kent.