The Caspian Gates: Warrior of Rome: Book 4

The Caspian Gates: Warrior of Rome: Book 4

by Harry Sidebottom

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Overview

And Ephesus, the metropolis of the Eastern Empire, lies in ruins, shattered by a mighty earthquake. Its citizens live in fear as the mob overwhelms the city, baying for blood to avenge the gods who have punished them. Yet an even greater threat to the Empire advances from the North: the barbaric Goth tribes, determined to pillage the city. Only Ballista, Warrior of Rome, knows the ways of the barbarians, and only he can defeat them. In a relentlessly gripping and richly authentic tale of ancient warfare, The Caspian Gates is an adventure for Rome enthusiasts and scholars alike. Widely acclaimed for his Warrior of Rome series, Harry Sidebottom "provides a well-constructed, well-paced, and gripping account . . . which, as a good series should, leaves the reader eagerly anticipating the next installment" (Times Literary Supplement).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468301731
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 04/26/2012
Series: Warrior of Rome Series , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 216,723
File size: 833 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Harry Sidebottom teaches classical history at Oxford, where he is a Fellow of St. Benet’s Hall and a lecturer at Lincoln College. He has an international reputation as a scholar, having published widely on ancient warfare, classical art, and the cultural history of the Roman Empire. Blood and Steel is the second book in a major new series, Throne of the Caesars, and follows his acclaimed and bestselling series, Warrior of Rome. He divides his time between Oxford and Newmarket in Suffolk, where he lives with his wife and two sons.

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Praise for the Warrior of Rome series:

"Sidebottom's prose blazes with searing scholarship." —The Times

"Superior . . . fiction, with depth, authenticity and a sense of place." —Times Literary Supplement

"A storming Roman epic with explosive action and knuckle-whitening drama." —The Guardian

"I don't think I've ever experienced antiquity so directly: the brutality, the directness of expression and feeling, the deep bonds formed amid unmitigated violence." —David Konstan, Professor of Classics, Boston University

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