Rome and the Conquest of Mesopotamia (Book 8 of The Veteran of Rome Series)
by William Kelso
Spring 115 AD. Emperor Trajan, conscious of his failing health decides the time has come for the legions to march on Ctesiphon, the Parthian capital. In an ambitious quest to match the glory of Alexander the Great, Trajan gambles that all of Mesopotamia is ready for the taking.