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: Here is a touching story of a young Roman boy, Flavius, and his developing compassion for his captured Greek slave Ariphron. Ariphron was given to Flavius by his father; General Lucius Mummius, at the time of Mummius' public Triumph for his victories in Greece and Corinth. You will learn a great deal about Roman culture observing Flavius' relationship with his family among the sights and sounds of Rome. Drama, personal development, tragedy, hope, compassion, triumph - this story has it all in a form easily understood by the young reader. This book is a wonderful introduction to the study of classical Rome and Greece. Bring this culture to life - don't just teach language, emperors, wars, and dates.