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Lion's Slave

Lion's Slave

213 BC. The great inventor Archimedes has just one problem. His clumsy servant, Lydia. But when the Romans besiege Syracuse, and the Greeks turn to Archimedes for help, it is she who comes up with the answers. Of course Archimedes is a lion in the eyes of the folk of Syracuse. He takes all the credit, but that's life for a Greek girl slave.
Our Price: €5.94
ISBN/EAN9780713682229
Availability1 – 9 copies in stock
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Pub. Date: April 30 2007
Author: Deary, Terry
Format: Paperback
Pages:64
Lower Years,
Book Level: 3.6
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213 BC. The great inventor Archimedes has just one problem. His clumsy servant, young Lydia, is the bane of his life. But when the Romans besiege Syracuse, and the Greeks turn to Archimedes for help, it is young Lydia who always seems to come up with the answers. Of course Archimedes is a lion in the eyes of the folk of Syracuse. He takes all the credit, but that's life for a Greek girl slave. As Aesop said, 'You may share the labours of the great, but you will not share the rewards.'
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