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Book on athleticism of ancient people

Discussion in 'Non-Fiction Books' started by Daniel L Newhouse, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. Daniel L Newhouse

    Daniel L Newhouse New Member

    Nov 10, 2016
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    Wasn't there a book about how a Roman legionnaire, required to march 20 miles in a day with his weight on his back, was stronger than a modern marathon runner?
  2. sparkchaser

    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

    Aug 9, 2007
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    It sounds like something that would be more of a factoid in a larger text than a book dedicated to the subject. I'd suggest looking at either Horrible Histories Rome or an Osprey book on Romans and see if it is in there.

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