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In an age of relentless European expansion, Ethiopia had successfully defended its Battle Report - the End of an Empire. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Harry Sidebottom, The Wolves of the North , about a Roman soldier charged with turning two savage barbarian tribes against each other before their raiding destroys the Empire; 5 in the Warrior of Rome series.
Harry Sidebottom, The Amber Road , about a Roman soldier sent to the far north to raise troops in support of the emperor against another claimant to the throne; 6 in the Warrior of Rome series. Harry Sidebottom, Iron and Rust , about the third-century crisis in the Roman Empire after Severus Alexander is assassinated; 1 in the Throne of the Caesars series.
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Harry Sidebottom, Blood and Steel , about the crisis triggered by the rise of Emperor Maximinus; 2 in the Throne of the Caesars series. Henryk K. Sienkiewicz, Quo Vadis , about Rome in the time of Nero; by a Polish author who subsequently won the Nobel prize in literature. John Stack, Ship of Rome , about the captain of a ship in the small Roman fleet as war breaks out with Carthage and the Romans realize they need a naval force; 1 in the Masters of the Sea series.
John Stack, Captain of Rome , a novel of naval warfare about a young ship captain whose inexperienced commander's orders send him into a trap; 2 in the Masters of the Sea series. John Stack, Master of Rome , about a Greek serving as a commander in the Roman navy who escapes the Carthaginians and a storm at sea to fall afoul of Roman politics; 3 in the Masters of the Sea series.
John Stewart, The Centurion , about an imperial legate to Judea and a centurion drawn to the teachings of Jesus during the period before and after the crucifixion; Christian message. Elisabeth Storrs, Call to Juno , about the descendants of a Roman woman and an Etruscan man as the rivalry between the two cities turns to war; 3 in the Tales of Ancient Rome series.
Judith Tarr and Harry Turtledove, Household Gods , about a modern woman who travels back in time to ancient Rome. Edward Thomson, Atilus the Slave , 1 in the Gladiators series. Edward Thomson, Atilus the Gladiator , 2 in the Gladiators series.
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Edward Thomson, Gladiator , 3 in the Gladiators series. Colin Thubron, Emperor , about Constantine's military campaign to rule the entire Roman Empire and his conversion to Christianity, told in the form of documents and journal entries by various characters. Peter Vansittart, The Wall , about a family in third-century Rome after Emperor Aurelian builds a wall around the city. Gore Vidal, Julian , about Rome's Emperor Julian, who tried to revive paganism during his rule from Virgil, The Aeneid first century B.
Mika Waltari, The Etruscan original Finnish edition ; first English edition , about a young Etruscan man and his spiritual development as he travels through Greece and Italy in the fifth century B. Rex Warner, Young Caesar , a biographical novel about Julius Caesar's early years in the form of an autobiography.
A "find" by reviewer Annis. Paul Waters, Cast Not The Day , about a young man in fifth century Roman Britain who becomes involved in the conflict between Christianity and classical paganism as the Empire begins to split at the seams; sequel to The Republic of Vengeance. Paul Waters, The Philosopher Prince , about two young Romans whose only hope after they have been charged with treason is the emperor's nephew Prince Julian, who is himself hated by the emperor; sequel to Merchants and Heroes and The Republic of Vengeance.
Angus Watson, Age of Iron , historical fantasy about British warriors seeking revenge on a king; 1 in the Iron Age series. Angus Watson, Clash of Iron , historical fantasy about British warriors involved in the battles between British tribes as Julius Caesar plans to invade; 2 in the Iron Age series.
Angus Watson, Reign of Iron , historical fantasy about a British warrior queen struggling to fend off the invading army of Julius Caesar; 3 in the Iron Age series. Evelyn Waugh, Helena , about the mother of Constantine the Great and her quest to locate the cross on which Jesus was crucified. Russell Whitfield, Gladiatrix , about a first century Spartan woman forced to become a gladiatrix.
Russell Whitfield, Roma Victrix , about a former gladiatrix who finds her new life of luxury unsatisfying and is invited back to the arena to fight the new Gladiatarix Prima; 2 in the Gladiatrix series. Russell Whitfield, Imperatrix , about a defeated gladiatrix whose spirit is given the opportunity to return to life; 3 in the Gladiatrix series. Leonard Wibberley, The Testament of Theophilus , about a skeptical Roman converted to Christianity during the time of the Gospels.
Marguerite Yourcenar, Memoirs of Hadrian , a literary novel written in the form of the memoirs of the Roman Emperor Hadrian. Albert A. Bell Jr. Richard Blake, The Terror of Constantinople , about a traveler from England blackmailed by the papacy into abandoning his lecherous career to gather documents in Constantinople, supposedly for an arcane religious debate; 2 in the Death of Rome Saga. Richard Blake, The Blood of Alexandria , about a traveler from England made a senator of Rome and sent to Egypt to collect a harvest, where an old enemy of his turns up; 3 in the Death of Rome Saga.
Richard Blake, The Sword of Damascus , about a former Roman senator, now elderly and writing his memoirs in England, who is captured and brought back to the Mediterranean; 4 in the Death of Rome Saga. Richard Blake, The Ghosts of Athens , about a Roman senator who, returning from war in Egypt, is forced to make a side trip to Athens where he must solve a murder that could have political implications; 5 in the Death of Rome Saga. Philip Boast, The Third Princess , about the seventh son of a Roman aristocrat assigned to guard a Christian princess after his family is murdered during the time of Nero; 1 in the Septimus Quistus mystery series.
Ron Burns, Roman Nights , about a Roman lawyer investigating a series of murders of Stoic philosophers; 1 in the Livinius Severus mystery series. Lindsey Davis, The Silver Pigs , a Roman informer's efforts to bring a group of traitors to justice are complicated by his impulsive decision to rescue a pretty girl and a trail that leads to Britannia; 1 in the Falco mystery series.
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Lindsey Davis, Shadows in Bronze , a palace spy tries to uncover the culprits plotting to assassinate Emperor Vespasian; 2 in the Falco mystery series. Lindsey Davis, Venus in Copper , after being bailed out of prison, where he landed after making a small accounting error, a Roman investigator is hired to assist a family of freed slaves avoid trouble; 3 in the Falco mystery series.
Lindsey Davis, Poseidon's Gold , a Roman informer must try to clear his own family's name; 5 in the Falco mystery series. Lindsey Davis, Last Act in Palmyra , a Roman informer tries to find out who murdered the playwright for a traveling comedy troupe; 6 in the Falco mystery series.
Lindsey Davis, Time to Depart , a Roman informer must start his investigation afresh when murders begin again even though he has succeeded in having Rome's worst criminal exiled; 7 in the Falco mystery series. Lindsey Davis, A Dying Light in Corduba , a Roman informer's murder investigation leads to the olive oil business; 8 in the Falco mystery series. Lindsey Davis, Three Hands in the Fountain , a Roman informer tracks down a serial killer who leaves body parts in the aqueducts; 9 in the Falco mystery series.
Lindsey Davis, Two for the Lions , a Roman informer is caught by surprise when the killing of a lion who is a star in the gladiatorial games leads to the murder of a trainer; 10 in the Falco mystery series. Lindsey Davis, Ode to a Banker , a Roman informer and amateur poet stumbles into a case of murder after a banker offers to publish his work; 12 in the Falco mystery series. Lindsey Davis, A Body in the Bath House , a Roman informer travels to an expensive new building project in Britannia today known as Fishbourne Palace to investigate suspected corruption and a series of fatal accidents; 13 in the Falco mystery series.
Lindsey Davis, The Jupiter Myth , in muddy Britannia where he has just solved a mystery, an informer for the Roman Emperor must solve a new case of murder before he can return home; 14 in the Falco mystery series. Lindsey Davis, The Accusers , a Roman informer lands in trouble after becoming involved in a legal case that leads to complications; 15 in the Falco mystery series.
Lindsey Davis, Scandal Takes a Holiday , a Roman informer's task of finding a missing gossip monger proves more difficult than expected; 16 in the Falco mystery series. Lindsey Davis, Saturnalia , about an informer for Emperor Vespasian who finds it especially difficult to find a missing woman and solve a case of murder during the Roman holiday of Saturnalia; 18 in the Falco mystery series. Lindsey Davis, Alexandria , about an informer for Emperor Vespasian who must interrupt his vacation in Alexandria to investigate a death in the Great Library; 19 in the Falco mystery series.
Lindsey Davis, Nemesis , about an informer for Emperor Vespasian whose search for a serial killer is interrupted when his case is taken away from him by an official whose motives may be less than pure; 20 in the Falco mystery series. Lindsey Davis, The Ides of April , about a young Roman widow working as an informer who finds herself suspected of murder after one of her clients dies; 1 in the Flavia Albia mystery series about the daughter of the detective in the Falco mystery series.
Lindsey Davis, Enemies at Home , about a young Roman widow working as a private informer who investigates the murder of a couple whose slaves have fled to sanctuary in the Temple of Ceres; 2 in the Flavia Albia mystery series. Lindsey Davis, Deadly Election , about a young Roman widow investigating the death of a man whose corpse was found inside a family chest unopened for the past decade; 3 in the Flavia Albia mystery series.
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Lindsey Davis, Graveyard of the Hesperides , about a Roman woman who follows her father's profession of informer whose intended husband finds bodies buried in the back garden of a bar his business is renovating; 4 in the Flavia Albia mystery series. Lindsey Davis, The Third Nero , about a Roman woman who follows her father's profession of informer and is charged with investigating reports that Nero is not dead; 5 in the Flavia Albia mystery series. Paul Doherty, Murder Imperial , about a crisis faced by the new Emperor Constantine when a series of courtesans he had visited are murdered; 2 in the Ancient Rome series.
Paul Doherty, The Song of the Gladiator , about a theological debate sponsored by Constantine during the summer of A.