Keywords: ancient

Weapons of the Gods

Weapons of the Gods


David Leadbeater

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

David Leadbeater Weapons of the Gods CHAPTER ONE We are the core elements of Tempest, General George Gleeson told CIA high-flyer, Mark Digby. But our goals are too widespread to reach on our own. He waved at a bank of monitors positioned on the desk in front of them. Switch them on. Digby activated all five monitors with the push of a button. Gleeson waited for the newcomers to realize they were on-air, settling back in his padded leather chair and basking in the ambiance that surrounded him: ...

Keywords: Adventure Ancient Weapon Archaeology Historical Mysteries Mystery Thriller
The Seven Seals of Egypt

The Seven Seals of Egypt


David Leadbeater

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

David Leadbeater The Seven Seals of Egypt CHAPTER ONE A dense fog swirled and thickened beyond the edge of town, seeping inside the blurred boundaries with questing fingers as cold as ice. The midnight darkness, already close to impenetrable, congealed until it resembled a living, breathing, shambling thing. All noise was muted, and the views across the valleys toward what they now knew was Draculas castle were reduced to a creeping white mist pressed up against the window panes as if seeking a ...

Keywords: Adventure Ancient Weapon Archaeology Historical Mysteries Mystery Thriller
Saviour of Rome

Saviour of Rome


Douglas Jackson

ISBN: 9780593075937
Year of publication: 2016

Douglas Jackson Saviour of Rome Some are of the opinion that he was driven to his rapacious proceedings by the extreme poverty of the treasury and exchequer. Gaius Suetonius on Vespasian Lives of the Twelve Caesars I Northern Hispania, AD72 He lay in a shallow depression overlooking the dusty valley. The relentless Iberian sun beat down fit to melt the jagged rocks beneath him and the top of his skull burned like glowing coals despite the cloth scarf covering his face and head. Only the ...

Keywords: Ancient Fiction Historical History Rome
The Belgae

The Belgae


S J A Turney

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2011

S. J. A. Turney The Belgae PART ONE: THE GATHERING STORM Chapter 1 Roman military installation outside Vesontio Quadriga: a chariot drawn by four horses, such as seen at the great races in the circus of Rome. Foederati: non-Roman states who held treaties with Rome and gained some rights under Roman law. Where the hell have you been Gnaeus Vinicius Priscus gestured angrily with his vine staff from his position on top of a supply wagon as he ground his teeth irritably. Fronto looked up at his ...

Keywords: Ancient Rome Roman Army
Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization

Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization


Lars Brownworth

ISBN: 9780307407962
Year of publication: 2010

FOR ANDERS,the great storyteller of our youth CONTENTSNote to ReaderGuide to MapsIntroductionPrologue: Roman Roots1. Diocletians Revolution2. Constantine and the Church Ascendant3. The Pagan Counterstroke4. Barbarians and Christians5. A Dreadful Rumor from the West 6. The Fall of Rome7. The Rise of Peter Sabbatius8. Nika9. Of Buildings and Generals10. Yersinia Pestis11. A Persian Fire12. The House of War13. The Image Breakers14. The Crumbling Empire15. The Turning Tide16. The Glorious House of ...

Keywords: Ancient Ancient - General Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire - History Civilization General History History - General History History: World Medieval Middle East Middle East - Turkey Rome Western
Solid Citizens

Solid Citizens


David Wishart

ISBN: 9781780290546
Year of publication: 2013

David Wishart Solid Citizens ONE I like the Winter Festival. Oh yeah, sure, it can be a complete pain in the rectum, and its really a time for the bought help. Still, there isnt much to beat the simple pleasure of coming downstairs on that first Winter Festival morning, particularly if its cold and crisp and early, and seeing them all lined up waiting for their candles and dolls and little packets of holiday money, their innocent faces bright with the prospect of a whole five days skiving off ...

Keywords: Ancient Rome Historical Mystery