Egyptians made their pet cats into mummies. The Greeks invented the idea of going to school. Julius Caesar's last words were "e;Et tu, Brute?"e; You may have heard these common sayings or beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let's investigate seventeen statements about the ancient world and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones stump even the experts! Find out whether the Romans ate so much at meals that they had to take time out to vomit! Discover whether Mount Olympus is a real place! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact?
Did Greek Soldiers Really Hide Inside the Trojan Horse?
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And Other Questions about the Ancient World