Keywords: rome

Antonina; Or, The Fall of Rome

Antonina; Or, The Fall of Rome


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2002

ANTONINA OR, THE FALL OF ROME by WILKIE COLLINS PREFACE In preparing to compose a fiction founded on history, the writer of these pages thought it no necessary requisite of such a work that the principal characters appearing in it should be drawn from the historical personages of the period. On the contrary, he felt that some very weighty objections attached to this plan of composition. He knew well that it obliged a writer to add largely from invention to what was actually knownto fill in with ...

Keywords: 3rd-6th centuries -- Fiction Goths -- Fiction Historical fiction Rome -- History -- Germanic invasions
The Tragedy of Julius Caesar

The Tragedy of Julius Caesar


William Shakespeare

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Year of publication: 1997

THE TRAGEDY OF JULIUS CAESAR by William Shakespeare Dramatis Personae JULIUS CAESAR, Roman statesman and general OCTAVIUS, Triumvir after Caesars death, later Augustus Caesar,first emperor of Rome MARK ANTONY, general and friend of Caesar, a Triumvir after his death LEPIDUS, third member of the Triumvirate MARCUS BRUTUS, leader of the conspiracy against Caesar CASSIUS, instigator of the conspiracy CASCA, conspirator against Caesar TREBONIUS, CAIUS LIGARIUS, DECIUS BRUTUS, METELLUS ...

Keywords: 43-31 B.C. -- Drama 85 B.C.?-42 B.C. -- Drama Assassins -- Drama Brutus Caesar Conspiracies -- Drama Julius -- Assassination -- Drama Marcus Junius Rome -- History -- Civil War Tragedies
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 Great Revolt

The Great Revolt


S J A Turney

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Year of publication: 2014

S. J. A. Turney The Great Revolt Everything comes gradually and at its appointed hour Ovid And when it comes it invariably kicks seven shades of shit out of you Fronto Prologue The plain of mud and blood. Summer 52BC. The Gallic warrior clutched his stolen Roman blade tightly, moving stealthily between two particularly tall clumps of wormwood very little flora had survived on the plain, between the seemingly-endless fighting, the Roman siege works and general plant clearance. The legionary on ...

Keywords: Gaul Historical Rome
Caesar's Vow

Caesar's Vow


S J A Turney

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Year of publication: 2014

S. J. A. Turney Caesars Vow Prologue I will hear nothing more of it, Priscus. Caesar drummed his fingers irritably on the table top as his brow twitched, leaden-cold eyes locked challengingly on the man before him. The general, Priscus noted, looked more tired than ever, yet there was something about him that had been lacking in evidence this past year or two: a fire. A purpose. Something had changed in Caesar, and it revolved around the missives he had sent to and received from Rome. Priscus ...

Keywords: army caesar Gaul legions roman Rome Vercingetorix
The Belgae

The Belgae


S J A Turney

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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
Pompeii

Pompeii


Robert Harris

ISBN: 9780099527947
Year of publication: 2009

POMPEII ROBERT HARRIS Random House New York AUTHORS NOTE The Romans divided the day into twelve hours. The first,hora prima, began at sunrise. The last,hora duodecima, ended at sunset. The night was divided into eight watchesVespera, Prima fax, Concubia,andIntempesta before midnightInclinatio, Gallicinium, Conticinium, andDiluculum after it. The days of the week were Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, and Sun. Pompeii takes place over four days. Sunrise on the Bay of Naples in the ...

Keywords: Fiction Historical Rome Vesuvius (Italy)
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
Book of Iron

Book of Iron


Elizabeth Bear

ISBN: 9781596066243
Year of publication: 2013

Elizabeth Bear BOOK OF IRON This is for The Jeff. One Bijou bolted alone through the marble and lapis corridors of the Beys palace like a messenger-boy fearing the back of his masters hand. The red-black springs of her curls bounced against her skull with each step. Her Northern shoes flapped in her hand she ran barefoot, bare soles sure on checkerboard floors that had warmed already with the heat of the day. Behind her, something dry rattled as if in pursuit: Ambrosias, one of her artifices. ...

Keywords: magic Promethean Age
Beyond the Barriers

Beyond the Barriers


Timothy W Long

ISBN: 9781934861950
Year of publication: 2011

Beyond the Barriers Timothy W. Long Published by Permuted Press at Smashwords. Copyright 2011 Timothy W. Long. www.PermutedPress.com Cover art by Zach McCain. In Memory Guy E. Meadows 1920 1974 The bravest man I never knew. Acknowledgments My awesome test readers: Mary Nilsson, Patrick Rooney, and Parick DOrazio. My cheerteam: Theresa Labbe, Andrew Chapman, Melanie Strom, Chip Fehd, Jeremy Mahan, Julie Scott, Karen Standley, Jin Moore, Dave Hoffman, Steve Medaugh, Christian Willhite, and Maggie ...

Keywords: & & Action Adventure among the living apocalypse battle for seattle dawn of the dead dead rising End of the World Fiction Horror living dead Military permuted press romero Seattle Suspense tim long walking dead War Zombies
Hades' Gate

Hades' Gate


S J A Turney

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Year of publication: 2013

S. J. A. Turney Hades Gate Dramatis Personae at the outset of the tale The Command Staff: Gaius Julius Caesar: Politician, general and governor. Aulus Ingenuus: Commander of Caesars Praetorian Cohort. Quintus Atius Varus: Commander of the Cavalry. Quintus Titurius Sabinus: Lieutenant of Caesar. Lucius Aurunculeius Cotta: Lieutenant of Caesar Titus Labienus: Lieutenant of Caesar. Gnaeus Vinicius Priscus: Former primus pilus of the Tenth, now camp prefect of the army. Seventh Legion: Quintus ...

Keywords: army Caesar Gaul legion roman Rome
A Tale of Jerusalem

A Tale of Jerusalem


Edgar Allan Poe

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Year of publication: 0

A Tale of Jerusalem by Edgar Allan Poe Intensos rigidam in frontem ascendere canos Passus erat Lucan a bristly bore. Translation...

Keywords: boar Jerusalem Rome