The gladiators from Capua / Caroline Lawrence.

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    • Publication Information:
      1st American ed.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Suspecting their friend Jonathan is alive, Flavia, Nubia, and Lupus go to Rome for the Colosseum Games, facing wild beasts, criminals, conspirators, and gladiators, and where Nubia is called upon to make a terrible choice.
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    • ABNT:
      LAWRENCE, C. The gladiators from Capua. [s. l.]: Roaring Brook Press, 2005. ISBN 1596430745. Disponível em: Acesso em: 10 dez. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Lawrence C. The Gladiators from Capua. Roaring Brook Press; 2005. Accessed December 10, 2019.
    • APA:
      Lawrence, C. (2005). The gladiators from Capua. Roaring Brook Press. Retrieved from
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Lawrence, Caroline. 2005. The Gladiators from Capua. The Roman Mysteries: [Bk. 8]. Roaring Brook Press.
    • Harvard:
      Lawrence, C. (2005) The gladiators from Capua. Roaring Brook Press (The Roman mysteries: [bk. 8]). Available at: (Accessed: 10 December 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Lawrence, C 2005, The gladiators from Capua, The Roman mysteries: [bk. 8], Roaring Brook Press, viewed 10 December 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Lawrence, Caroline. The Gladiators from Capua. Roaring Brook Press, 2005. EBSCOhost,
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Lawrence, Caroline. The Gladiators from Capua. The Roman Mysteries: [Bk. 8]. Roaring Brook Press, 2005.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Lawrence C. The gladiators from Capua [Internet]. Roaring Brook Press; 2005 [cited 2019 Dec 10]. (The Roman mysteries: [bk. 8]). Available from:


Booklist Reviews 2005 December #1

Gr. 5-8. The sixth adventure in the Roman Mysteries series finds Flavia, Nubia, and Lupus in search of Jonathan, who may not have died as once supposed. Their hunt takes them to the newly opened coliseum in Rome, into the very midst of the "entertainments." There's more scene setting than suspense here, and kids unfamiliar with the series won't have an easy time jumping into the story. However, Lawrence does fit in a few truly exciting scenes, and readers able to handle some surprisingly detailed descriptions of gladiator battles and animal sacrifices may be fascinated by the idea that people who considered themselves so urbane could be so cruel. ((Reviewed December 1, 2005)) Copyright 2005 Booklist Reviews.

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2006 Spring

Two new entries explore ancient Rome's darker side. First, young detective friends Flavia, Jonathan, Nubia, and Lupus try to discover the source of a plague, and a villain sets a devastating fire; then they must rescue Jonathan from being mauled to death in the Colosseum. The pace is lightning quick, and the details of life in 80 C.E. are fascinating. Glos. [Review covers these Roman Mysteries titles: The Enemies of Jupiter and The Gladiators from Capua.] Copyright 2006 Horn Book Guide Reviews.