Centurion

Autore: Simon Scarrow
Editore: Gardners Books
ISBN: 9780755327775
Grandezza: 71,79 MB
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The bestselling new Roman army novel from the much-loved author In the first century AD the Roman Empire faces a new threat from its long-standing enemy Parthia. Parthia is vying with Rome for control of Palmyra, an officially neutral kingdom. Palmyra's royal household is on the brink of open revolt, and so a task force under the command of experienced soldiers Macro and Cato is dispatched to defend its king and guard its borders. When Parthia hears of the Roman army's presence, it starts amassing its troops for war. Macro's cohort must march against the enemy, deep into treacherous territory. If Palmyra is not to fall into the clutches of Parthia, they will have to defeat superior numbers in a desperate siege. The quest for a lasting peace has never been more challenging, nor more critical for the future of the Empire.

The Blood Crows Eagles Of The Empire 12

Autore: Simon Scarrow
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755357221
Grandezza: 66,45 MB
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THE BLOOD CROWS is the unputdownable twelfth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. A must read for fans of Bernard Cornwell. For nearly ten years, the Roman Empire has fought ceaselessly to strengthen its hold over Britannia. But opposition from native tribes led by the ruthless warrior Caratacus threatens to destroy everything. Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro are summoned by Governor Ostorius to Londinium. Tasked with leading a newly formed cavalry cohort into the heartland of Wales, they must destroy the growing resistance. But with Caratacus hatching increasingly ambitious plans and disorder threatening from within Macro and Cato's own ranks, this final test will push the soldiers to their limits. And if they do not emerge as victors, the Emperor Claudius's rule may be at stake, and the very foundations of the Roman Empire could be shattered irrevocably.

The Eagle S Conquest

Autore: Simon Scarrow
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429980302
Grandezza: 72,97 MB
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When Centurion Macro and his young subordinate, Optio Cato arrive on the shores of Britain to take part in the Emperor Claudius' invasion in AD 43, Macro knows the desperately outnumbered Roman army will be facing one of the toughest campaigns ever. Meanwhile, a sinister organization is secretly betraying the brave men of the legions. When assassination rumors coincide with the Emperor's arrival, the soldiers realize they are up against a force more ruthless than the Britons, and that time is running out if they are to prevent Claudius's glorious victory from turning to disaster.

The Eagle In The Sand

Autore: Simon Scarrow
Editore:
ISBN: 9780755332151
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In this book, trouble is brewing in Syria, on the eastern frontier of the Roman Empire. The troops are in a deplorable state, while their senior officers are running numerous rackets - behaviour that threatens to undermine the army's control of the region. It's decided to dispatch two centurions, Macro and Cato, to Syria to restore the competence of the cohort. On arrival Macro and Cato are caught up in suspicious incidents which leave them unsure if they will survive to carry out their mission. And they learn that there is a new problem to deal with. Bannus, a local tribesman, is brewing up trouble amongst the followers of Jehoshua, who was crucified in Jerusalem seventeen years earlier. Bannus is pushing the faction towards violent opposition to Rome. Across the border, Rome's long-standing enemy Parthia is poised to invade. Macro and Cato must stamp out corruption in the cohort and restore it to fighting fitness to quash Bannus - before the eastern provinces are lost to the Empire.

Brothers In Blood Eagles Of The Empire 13

Autore: Simon Scarrow
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755393953
Grandezza: 53,91 MB
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BROTHERS IN BLOOD is the gripping thirteenth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell. The Roman Empire's conquest of Britannia is under threat from within. A messenger on the streets of Rome has been intercepted and tortured, revealing a plot to sabotage the Roman army's campaign against Caratacus, commander of Britannia's native tribes. A treacherous agent's mission is to open a second front of attack against them and eliminate the two Roman soldiers who could stand in the way. Unwarned, Prefect Cato and Centurion Macro are with the Roman army pursuing Caratacus and his men through the mountains of Britannia. Defeating Caratacus seems within their grasp. But the plot against the two heroes threatens not only their military goals but also their lives. Includes 2 maps and Roman army organisation chart.

The Eagle And The Wolves Eagles Of The Empire 4

Autore: Simon Scarrow
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755350855
Grandezza: 31,88 MB
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THE EAGLE AND THE WOLVES is the gripping fourth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell. It's AD 44, and Vespasian and the Second Legion are forging ahead in their campaign to seize the south-west of Britain. Macro and newly appointed centurion Cato are ordered to provide Verica, ruler of the Atrebatans, with an army. They must train his tribal levies into a force that can protect him and take on the increasingly ambitious raids that the enemy is launching. But despite the Atrebatans' official allegiance to Rome, open revolt is brewing, for many want to resist the Roman invaders. Macro and Cato must win the loyalty of the disgruntled levies - but can they succeed whilst surviving a deadly plot to destroy both of them? Macro and Cato face the greatest test of their army careers as only they stand between the destiny of Rome and bloody defeat...

When The Eagle Hunts Eagles Of The Empire 3

Autore: Simon Scarrow
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755350839
Grandezza: 26,82 MB
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WHEN THE EAGLE HUNTS is the compelling third novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. For fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. After a series of bloody battles, Camulodunum (modern-day Colchester) has fallen to the invading Roman army. The Emperor has returned to Rome, leaving the fearless Centurion Macro and his young Optio, Cato, to rest and regroup, along with the rest of the Second Legion. As their leader General Plautius plans the next phase of their campaign, word arrives that the ship carrying his family to join him was wrecked in a storm off the south coast. His wife and children have fallen into the hands of a dark sect of Druids, who now demand the return of those of their brotherhood taken prisoner by the Romans. Unless their demands are met within one month, Plautius's family will be burned alive. Will Cato and Macro discover where the Druids are hiding their hostages? And can they find some way to rescue them before time runs out?

The Gladiator

Autore: Simon Scarrow
Editore: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780755348619
Grandezza: 33,17 MB
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The action-packed new novel featuring Roman army officers Macro and Cato from Sunday Times bestselling author Simon Scarrow While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to Rome from a harrowing campaign against the Parthians, their transport ship is almost capsized by a tidal wave. They barely make it to the port of Matala in Crete where they are stunned to find a devastated town. An earthquake has struck the island, destroying its cities and killing thousands. In the chaotic aftermath, large bands of the island's slaves begin to revolt and local bandits, taking advantage of the slave rebellion, urge the Cretans to overthrow the Roman administration. With many of the island's troops either killed or wounded during the earthquake, the governor of the province calls on Macro and Cato for help. Can they move swiftly enough to counter the rebellion before it sweeps the Romans from the island?

The Lance Thrower

Autore: Jack Whyte
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780812570137
Grandezza: 35,41 MB
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Educated in the ways of logic and battle, Clothar of Gaul is sent to assist the young King Arthur in his plan to instill law and justice throughout the kingdom, but their efforts are tested by their shared love for the same woman.

Imagining Terrorism

Autore: Pierpaolo Antonello
Editore: MHRA
ISBN: 1906540489
Grandezza: 70,70 MB
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"This book originated in the conference 'La violenza illustrata: The Rhetoric and Representation of Political Violence in Italy, from 1968 to the Present day', held at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, Cambridge, in November 2004."--P. [ix].