The Legion Eagles of the Empire 10

IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME! THE LEGION is the action-packed tenth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden.

Author: Simon Scarrow

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755357205

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME! THE LEGION is the action-packed tenth novel in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Perfect for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden.'Scarrow's [novels] rank with the best' Independent Egypt, AD 49. Cato, one of the youngest Prefects of the Roman army, and Centurion Macro have a tough posting: to track down and destroy a gang of former gladiators who have turned to piracy. Driven by vengeance, these hardened brutes have been defiling temples, sinking Roman ships, and slaughtering men, women and children. What's worse is that they are doing it all under the name of Macro and Cato, in an attempt to stir up a rebellion against the occupying forces. And it's working. If Macro and Cato don't stop the pirates in time, it could be the beginning of the end for the Roman Empire...

Eagles of the Empire I II and III

Readers love Simon Scarrow's Eagles of the Empire novels: 'Absolutely fantastic series' 'What an amazing book, honestly cannot recommend this enough' 'I have read the whole series, and am now starting to re-read them.

Author: Simon Scarrow

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1472277627

Category: Fiction

Page: 1344

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Available together in one ebook volume for the first time, three of Simon Scarrow's action-packed novels of the mighty Roman army. Introducing heroes Macro and Cato - for everyone who loves tales of courage and camaraderie from the days of the Roman Empire IF YOU DON'T KNOW SIMON SCARROW, YOU DON'T KNOW ROME Praise for the Eagles of the Empire novels: 'I really don't need this kind of competition... It's a great read' Bernard Cornwell 'Rollicking good fun' Mail on Sunday 'It's Spartacus meets Master and Commander in this rip-roaring, thoroughly entertaining tale of swashbuckling adventure from one of the most exciting writers of historical fiction' Scottish Daily Record UNDER THE EAGLE (Eagles of the Empire I) AD 42, Germany. New recruit Cato is finding life in the Roman Second Legion brutal. Promoted above his comrades thanks to his connections, he's resented by the other men. He could really use a friend amongst his fellow soldiers right now. A brave and determined soldier, Cato quickly earns the respect of his Centurion, Macro, a battle-hardened veteran. On a campaign to Britannia - a land of utter barbarity - an enduring friendship begins. But as they battle to thwart a conspiracy against the Emperor the men find themselves in a desperate fight to survive... THE EAGLE'S CONQUEST (Eagles of the Empire II) Britannia, AD 43. Britannia is bleak, rainy and full of vicious savages. As right-hand man to Centurion Macro, young soldier Cato battles alongside his commander in bloodier combat than he could ever have imagined. But the Britons are fighting back with Roman weapons - which means someone in their own ranks is supplying arms to the enemy. Cato and Macro are about to discover even deadlier adversaries than the British barbarians... WHEN THE EAGLE HUNTS (Eagles of the Empire III) Britannia, AD 44. Cato and Macro are pawns in Rome's lust to conquer Britain. During the freezing winter, the two men and their legion fight the bloodthirsty natives in hand-to-hand battles that haunt Cato for days afterwards. But in a place full of enemies, the most vicious are the Druids of the Dark Moon; brutal men who have captured the wife and children of General Plautius. Macro and Cato must travel deep into enemy territory and recover the hostages. The fate of the Roman army depends on the outcome... Readers love Simon Scarrow's Eagles of the Empire novels: 'Absolutely fantastic series' 'What an amazing book, honestly cannot recommend this enough' 'I have read the whole series, and am now starting to re-read them. Thoroughly enjoyable' 'Simon Scarrow's characters are superb and realistic'

Traitors of Rome Eagles of the Empire 18

The enthralling new Cato and Macro adventure in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series.

Author: Simon Scarrow

Publisher: Headline

ISBN: 9781472258410

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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The enthralling new Cato and Macro adventure in Simon Scarrow's bestselling Eagles of the Empire series. Not to be missed by readers of Conn Iggulden and Bernard Cornwell. AD 56. Battle-hardened veterans of the Roman army Tribune Cato and Centurion Macro are garrisoned at the eastern border, aware that their movements are constantly monitored by spies from dangerous, mysterious Parthia. But the enemy within could be the deadliest threat to the Legion ... and the Empire. There's a traitor in the ranks. Rome shows no mercy to those who betray their comrades, and the Empire. But first the guilty man must be discovered. Cato and Macro are in a race against time to expose the truth, while the powerful enemy over the border waits to exploit any weaknesses in the Legion. The traitor must die ... Praise for Simon Scarrow's bestselling novels: 'Blood, gore, political intrigue...A historical fiction thriller that'll have you reaching for your gladius' Daily Sport 'Gripping... ferocious and compelling' Daily Express 'Brilliantly told adventures ... Roman soldiering at its very best - even by Scarrow's high standards' Sunday Sport

The Emperor and the Army in the Later Roman Empire AD 235 395

4 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 CTh. 7.18.9. Aquilifer: Stäcker (2003) 171–172, Von Domaszewski (11885) 29–34, Seston (1969) cl. 693. Furthermore, Ammianus Marcellinus specifically notes a range of legions that carried the ...

Author: Mark Hebblewhite

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317034309

Category: History

Page: 240

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With The Emperor and the Army in the Later Roman Empire, AD 235–395 Mark Hebblewhite offers the first study solely dedicated to examining the nature of the relationship between the emperor and his army in the politically and militarily volatile later Roman Empire. Bringing together a wide range of available literary, epigraphic and numismatic evidence he demonstrates that emperors of the period considered the army to be the key institution they had to mollify in order to retain power and consequently employed a range of strategies to keep the troops loyal to their cause. Key to these efforts were imperial attempts to project the emperor as a worthy general (imperator) and a generous provider of military pay and benefits. Also important were the honorific and symbolic gestures each emperor made to the army in order to convince them that they and the empire could only prosper under his rule.

Blockbusters and the Ancient World

16 Philip French, 'The Eagle – Review', Observer, 27 March 2011, accessed 23 April 2013, ... 31 Joe Leydon, 'Review: The Last Legion', Variety, 17 August 2007, accessed 10 May 2015, ...

Author: Chris Davies

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350105023

Category: History

Page: 256

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Following the release of Ridley Scott's Gladiator in 2000 the ancient world epic has experienced a revival in studio and audience interest. Building on existing scholarship on the Cold War epics of the 1950s-60s, including Ben-Hur, Spartacus and The Robe, this original study explores the current cycle of ancient world epics in cinema within the social and political climate created by September 11th 2001. Examining films produced against the backdrop of the War on Terror and subsequent invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, this book assesses the relationship between mainstream cinema and American society through depictions of the ancient world, conflict and faith. Davies explores how these films evoke depictions of the Second World War, the Vietnam War and the Western in portraying warfare in the ancient world, as well as discussing the influence of genre hybridisation, narration and reception theory. He questions the extent to which ancient world epics utilise allegory, analogy and allusion to parallel past and present in an industry often dictated by market forces. Featuring analysis of Alexander, Troy, 300, Centurion, The Eagle, The Passion of the Christ and more, this book offers new insight on the continued evolution of the ancient world epic in cinema.

The national encyclop dia Libr ed

The Order of the Red Eagle , which stands marders from the neck , and by the companions from the second in rank ... The Order of the Iron Cross was instituted on 10th sume centre as the grand - crosses , but without a gold March ...

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Les Miserables

9. eagle: symbol of the new French Empire. 10. the imperial profile had vanished: The returning Bourbons maintained the Legion of Honour, created by Bonaparte in 1803 to honour valour in warfare, but Napoléon's profile was effaced from ...

Author: Victor Hugo

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407016903

Category: Fiction

Page: 1376

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Read the masterful story of romance and revolution behind the hit BBC TV series. Les Misérables is a novel peopled by colourful characters from the nineteenth-century Parisian underworld; the street children, the prostitutes and the criminals. In telling the story of escaped convict Jean Valjean, and his efforts to reform his ways and care for the little orphan girl he rescues from a life of cruelty, Victor Hugo drew attention to the plight of the poor and oppressed. Sensational, dramatic, packed with rich excitement and filled with the sweep and violence of human passions, Les Misérables is one of the greatest stories ever told. NOW A MAJOR BBC TV ADAPTATION STARRING DOMINIC WEST, OLIVIA COLEMAN AND DAVID OYELOWO 'There are plenty of translations of this extensive, exuberant novel that cut out anything superfluous. But God is in the detail...This is the one to read’ Jeanette Winterson

Army and Navy Chronicle

We find the fol . man empire ; and Napoleon only assumed the eagle as induce Congress 10 order the construction of this ... so many regiments making a legion , and the been given to lle commander of the United States to splice a rope ...




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Religion and Belief

As stated, these reforms seem to have been organisational in principle, thus the basic panoply of the legions was not ... The Bible is one of the main sources for details about the Persian Empire and the eagle is often used as a royal ...

Author: Malcolm Heath

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443860069

Category: History

Page: 196

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Religion and Belief: A Moral Landscape is a collection of essays from the 4th Annual Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conference at the Department of Classics, University of Leeds. The book collates a wide range of issues and initiates a discussion on the nuances and multifaceted concepts of religion and belief. The topics range from ancient Greek religion and philosophy, through the Roman world and early Judeo-Christian beliefs, to modern burial practices and 21st century ‘New-Atheism’. By presenting religion and belief in this macrocosmic landscape, simple conceptions and caricatures of religion and belief are shown to be mis-leading and ultimately redundant. This book engages with the complex and multi-faceted nature of religion and belief across time.

A Companion to Latin Studies

In 5 A.D., the terms of service were increased to 20 years for the legions, and 16 years for the guards. At the end of this period, ... Empire. 721. Under the Empire the normal size of the legion was 5600 men in 10 cohorts.

Author: John Edwyn Sandys

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107497590

Category: History

Page: 932

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First published in 1921, this book aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to the study of ancient Rome and the Romans. The topics covered include Italian flora and fauna, state religion, typical clothing, medicine, art, literature and law, all written by authors with academic experience in their particular field.

Napoleon s Satellite Kingdoms

Joseph was simultaneously king of Naples and grand elector of the empire.10 He was styled JosephNapoleon ( Giuseppe - Napoleone ) . The bees of the empire and the eagle of the Legion of Honor appeared on the royal arms .

Author: Owen Connelly



Category: Europe

Page: 389

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Birthday of the Eagle

The Second Augustan Legion and the Roman Military Machine Richard J. Brewer, National Museums & Galleries of Wales ... Caligatus , tubicen , optio carceris , and the Minerva at Bath ' , Britannia 10 , 101-7 Centurions ' Positions ...

Author: Richard J. Brewer

Publisher: National Museum Wales

ISBN: 9780720005141

Category: Fortification, Roman

Page: 212

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One of the most important festivals for a Roman legion was the birthday of the eagle, which celebrated the anniversary of the legion's foundation. For the Second Augustan Legion, based in Caerleon, this was 23 September, birthday of the Emperor Augustus. The National Museum celebrated this date for ten years with a prestigious lecture. These lectures, tracing the life and history of the Legion and related topics, became of international renown, and are finally available as an anthology, beautifully produced in hardback with new illustrations.

The American Whig Review

The 10th of May has passed , and Louis platform on which the Prince was stationed . ... an event : his name , the con- reaching the ground formed again at the bottom of Dection of the eagle with the Empire , the memory the staircase .






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The Making of the Roman Army

From Republic to Empire Lawrence Keppie. Marius is credited with a specific ... Marius is also credited with making the eagle (aquila) the legion's chief standard, and a focus for loyalty and affection. Our source, the Elder Pliny, ...

Author: Lawrence Keppie

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134746032

Category: History

Page: 288

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In this new edition, with a new preface and an updated bibliography, the author provides a comprehensive and well-documented survey of the evolution and growth of the remarkable military enterprise of the Roman army. Lawrence Keppie overcomes the traditional dichotomy between the historical view of the Republic and the archaeological approach to the Empire by examining archaeological evidence from the earlier years. The arguments of The Making of the Roman Army are clearly illustrated with specially prepared maps and diagrams and photographs of Republican monuments and coins.

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume I

10 Cæsar formedhis legion Alauda of Gauls and strangers; but it was during the licence ofcivilwar; and afterthe victoryhe gavethem the freedom of the city, for theirreward. ... 12 Tacitus calls the Roman Eagles, Bellorum Deos.

Author: Edward Gibbon

Publisher: Modern Library

ISBN: 0679641467

Category: History

Page: 928

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'It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amid the ruins of the capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind,' recorded Edward Gibbon with characteristic exactitude. Over a period of some twenty years, the luminous eighteenth-century historian--a precise, dapper, idiosyncratic little gentleman famous for rapping his snuff-box--devoted his considerable genius to writing an epic chronicle of the entire Roman Empire's decline. His single flash of inspiration produced what is arguably the greatest historical work in any language--and surely the most magnificent narrative history ever written in English. 'Gibbon is one of those few who hold as high a place in the history of literature as in the roll of great historians,' noted Professor J.B. Bury, his most celebrated editor. This three-volume Modern Library edition of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire--with Gibbon's notes--is edited with a general introduction and index by Bury, along with an introduction by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Daniel J. Boorstin. The Volumes are illstrated with reproductions of etchings by Gian Battista Piranesi. The first volume contains chapters one through twenty-six of The Decline and fall of the Roman Empire.


The practice of the Roman Empire was that legions from the respective province were used for the usual garrison and security service. ... The legion (legio) consisted of 30 maniples (10 hastati, 10 principes and 10 triarii).

Author: Vinogradov A. G.

Publisher: WP IPGEB


Category: Art

Page: 490

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In 1859, the famous German scientist, author of the works “History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages” and “History of the City of Athens in the Middle Ages” Ferdinand Gregorovius wrote: “Three cities shine in the history of mankind with a splendor of world significance; Jerusalem, Athens and Rome. All three cities in the process of world life are contributing and mutually influencing factors of human culture. Jerusalem, the main city of a small Jewish people, not at all powerful, was the center of that mysterious monotheistic state from which Christianity emerged, and thus it is the metropolis of world religion. Long after its fall, it again receives a world-historical significance, along with Rome and in connection with it. In ancient times, the Romans destroyed Jerusalem, the Jewish people were scattered across the face of the earth, the meaning of the holy city passed to Christian Rome; but in the eleventh century Jerusalem rises again, and in the period of the crusades is the goal of the aspirations of the Christian pilgrims and the subject of the great popular struggle between Europe and Asia. And only then the history of Jerusalem ends with the ideas of which it was a symbol. "

Daily Graphic

FANKOBAAH 11 3 3 5 17 GHANA EMPIRE , with apprentice jockey Rashid EAGLES 10 3 2 5 19 finished second and DANA ZAKI ridden by ... Seth Togoe bei Mysterious Dwarfs . amateur boxing tournament Spidder Alhassan on point at the Legion Hall ...

Author: Oscar Tsedze

Publisher: Graphic Communications Group




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The Irish Quarterly Review

When a legion was encamped , they placed the eagle in the centre of that quarter , and if it happened that two legions were ... adopted by the first Byzantian Emperors as an emblem of their double empire of the East and of the West .




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