the Roman Empire was built on military conquest it also
suffered some monumental defeats.
70 000 dead
- 10,000 captured
80 000 soldiers killer
- 40,000 servants killed
Teutoburg Forest 9 CE
c. 20 000 killed
Revolt in Britain 60 CE
80 000 Romans & their allies killed
So these are not merely numbers on a page, briefly research
one of the above battles & share the story with your class.
- NB Youtube is a wonderful resource.
your newly aquired knowledge of how to write large numbers
in roman numerals convert the battle losses on the parchment
above to roman numerals. Compose the dispatch to Rome telling
them of the losses.