A collection of bite-size stories of varying styles all based in the world of ancient Rome. 12 tales of the ancient world, plus a bonus tale to finish.
The second edition contains two new tales not told in the 1st. Laugh, cry and shudder at:
Hold The Wall - Hadrian's wall in the last days of the western empire
Vigil - A comedic tale of firefighting in Rome
*NEW* Rudis - A champion gladiator fights his last fight
*NEW* The Discovery - A Roman trader makes a surprising find in distant China
The man who bought an Empire - The lowest point of Imperial succession
Trackside seats - A slave helps his blind master at the circus
How to run a latifundium - A cautionary tale of estate management
A Reading - What does the future hold in Judea?
Exploratores - Trajan's scouts on the trail of Dacian warriors
With a pinch of salt - A comedic tale of food in Claudius' Rome
The Palmyrene Prince - Rome's eastern border tells grim tales
Temple Trouble - A tale of the early days of Fronto (of the Marius' Mules series)
Bonus tale: Aftermath in the Ludus - A fun finish.
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Published November 2, 2011
by Victrix Books.
History, Literature & Fiction.