Warrior of Rome III
Lion of the Sun
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|Format:||Hardback, 400 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 22 July 2010|
It's Mesopotamia, AD 260. Betrayed by his most trusted adviser, the Roman Emperor Valerian has been captured by the Sassanid barbarians. The shame of the vanquished beats down mercilessly like the white sun, as the frail old emperor prostrates himself before Shapur, King of Kings. Ballista looks on helplessly, but vows under his breath to avenge those who have brought the empire to the brink of destruction with their treachery. One day, maybe not soon, but one day, I will kill you ...But first he must decide what price he will pay for his own freedom. Only the fearless and only those whom the gods will spare from hell can now save the empire from a catastrophic ending. Ballista, the Warrior of Rome, faces his greatest challenge yet.
About the Author
Dr Harry Sidebottom is a Fellow of St Benet's Hall and lecturer at Lincoln College, Oxford - where he specializes in ancient warfare and classical art.
Sidebottom's prose blazes with searing scholarship The Times A well-constructed, well-paced and gripping account Times Literary Supplement
|Publisher: ||Michael Joseph Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||24.0 x 16.0 x 3.0 centimeters (0.66 kg)|