The book "Caspian Gates" is the fourth part of a five-volume historical novel entitled "Warrior of Rome", in which the author Harry Sidebottom leads the fate of a Romanized Briton - Ballista - towards Asia Minor and the mountains of the Caucasus. The barbarian is sent by the emperor Galien with a mission to secure the passage through the mountain massif and stop the invasion of the barbarian Alamanni on the territory of Rome. Meanwhile, Balista has to deal with a huge earthquake in Ephesus and the invasions of the Goths in Asia Minor.
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The book "Valerius. Hero of Rome" is the first part of the historical novel by Douglas Jackson. The book takes us to the year 60 CE, when the Romans, under the command of the tribune Gaius Valerius Verrens, must face the rebellion of the Queen of the Britons, Boudica.
The book "Valerius. Defender of Rome" is the second part of the historical novel by Douglas Jackson. The book takes us to the year 63 CE, when the victorious Valerius is transferred to Rome, where he is to deal, on the emperor's orders, with the Christian sect and its leader, Peter.
The book "Eagles of the Empire. Traitors of Rome" by Simon Scorrow is the 18th volume of the famous series, telling the story of friends: centurion Macro and tribune Cato. This time they are involved in a diplomatic operation aimed at going to the court of King Vologazes and establishing an agreement with the Parthians. The book was published by the publishing house Publicat.
The book "Emperor: The Gates of Rome" is the first part of a historical novel showing the life of one of the greatest politicians and leaders of the world - Gaius Julius Caesar. In the first part, we learn about the childhood of a young patrician and his path to politics in the difficult times of the civil war.
The book "Arrows of Fury" is the second part of the historical novel series "Empire", in which the author Anthony Riches takes us to the year 181 CE. The young centurion Marcus Valerius Aquilla, a fugitive from Rome, has to fight for the good name of his family, which during the reign of the new emperor Commodus was considered hostile to the Roman raison d'état.
The book "King of Kings" is the second part of a five-volume historical novel entitled "Warrior of Rome", in which the author Harry Sidebottom weaves the fate of the Romanized Briton - Ballista - into the war with the Sassanids in the East. The main character returns to the face of Emperor Valerian after a defeat and the loss of the strategically important Arete fortress.
The book "The Lion of the Sun" is the third part of a five-volume historical novel entitled "Warrior of Rome", in which the author Harry Sidebottom weaves the fate of a Romanized Briton - Ballista - into the whirlwind of battles in the east of the Roman Empire. This time the main character has to get out of Persian captivity, secure the situation in the East and find himself in the world of the intrigues of the Roman court.
The book "Fire in the East" is the first part of the historical novel by Harry Sidebottom, published by Rebis Publishing House. The action of the novel takes place in the middle of the 3rd century CE, when the city of Arete must stop the powerful Sassanid army of the King of Kings Shapur.