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Autumn Of An Emperor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,720. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
“Fourteen years ago, I saw a very bright star from this balcony. Now, not a single star can be seen in the sky,” Emperor Augustus Caesar whispered to himself as he watched the eastern sky from the balcony of his room in his palace.
Roman Yorkshire
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,400. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book presents an important and up to date synthesis of Roman Yorkshire. Patrick Ottaway has spent much of his career as a field archaeologist in York and this volume thus provides an up to date and well informed description of archaeological as well as textual evidence. Its comprehensive coverage will makes this a key work for all interested in the subject.
The Chalice of Jupiter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,710. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Adventure » General
Your quest takes place in the ruined Roman city of Veradum. Rolling dice to move from one section to the next, the choices you make will determine the direction of your story, impacting on your total of Vigour, Agility and Psi points. Can you find the priceless Chalice of Jupiter and complete your Quest? Crimson Cloak Quests can be played alone or against others and make great family pastimes.
Germania (Book 5 of the Veteran of Rome Series)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,400. Language: British English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Summer 105 AD. There has been no news from Marcus for over a year. Marcus’s nineteen year old son, Fergus, a soldier, dreams of becoming like his grandfather, Corbulo; a hero of the Legion. And soon opportunity beckons. On the Danube frontier war has broken out between Dacia and the Roman Empire. Dispatched to the front Fergus finds himself embroiled in a vicious, relentless struggle for survival.
Terranova: Un nuevo amanecer para el mundo
Price: Free! Words: 50,370. Language: Spanish. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Adventure » General
Albert Gamundi Sr. Escritor y propagandista para grupos armados trabaja escribiendo discursos vacios. Una mañana después de tomar su enésimo vaso de ginebra sin caer muerto es secuestrado por un grupo desconocido. El autor será trasladado a la ciudad castrense de Terranova, una utopía diseñada por el "Gran Mecenas" que se convirtió en una realidad gracias al efectivo control de un triunvirato.
Under The Shadow Of Vesuvius
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Coming of age in the age of depravity in the Malibu of the ancient world. Bridget Jones Diary and Sophie’s World meet Ben Hur – on the beach. A gender-bending, genre-bending romp through the Bay of Naples in the first century BC, in a year or so in the lives of three Roman teenagers, Phoebe, her younger sister, Julia, and their odd-ball friend, Claudia Vesta. Reviews welcome.
The Annotations
Price: Free! Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » History » History of things
I read big so that you can read small. I know that being contemplative about life is not always beneficial as the excessive thoughts can weigh you down and take you out of the eternal moment, but I also know that reading snippets like the ones in the book help to put some of your present worries and troubles into a larger perspective. None of us can ever be too busy to wonder how to make ourselves
The Cartaphilus Saga book #2 Passionis
Series: The Cartaphilus Saga. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,350. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Christian » Historical
David has gotten over the shock of Mark's claim to be a 2000 year old Roman centurion. Now after discussing the arrest and death of Yeshua with details never heard before. Mark continues his story starting with the assassination of Emperor Tiberius, his own death in Pompeii and his battles in the Scottish Highlands under the Roman governor and general Agricola at Mons Graupius.
Marius' Mules IX: Pax Gallica
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,310. Language: British English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
It is 50BC and Caesar winters with his legions in the north, all Gaul conquered but a triumphant return to Rome denied him by the senate who seek his blood. Yet unrest stirs in unknown lands as the tribes of mountainous Aquitania rise under a terrifying new leader and drive out their Roman occupiers.
Pour La Gloire De L'Empire
Series: Histoires insolites et vraies, Book 29 · Histoires lyonnaises, Book 29. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: French. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Classics
Histoire vraie. Deux cents ans après J.-C. l'Empire romain entrait une nouvelle fois en turbulence. L'empereur Septime Sévère, avait voulu se débarrasser discrètement de son rival, Albinus, par le poison. Celui-ci déjoua cette fourberie et déclara aussitôt la guerre. Les deux armées se firent face près de Lugdunum et mirent la contrée à feu et à sang, pour la plus grande gloire de l'empire.