The Resource Enemy of Rome, Douglas Jackson

Enemy of Rome, Douglas Jackson

Label
Enemy of Rome
Title
Enemy of Rome
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Jackson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the dry heat of an August morning Gaius Valerius Verrens wakes filthy and bearded and prepares for his last day on earth. Wrongly accused by enemies on his own side, Valerius is destined to die a coward's death for deserting his legion on the field of Bedriacum. It is the summer of AD 69 and after a year of slaughter and turmoil the Empire remains trapped in the coils of a desperate, destructive civil war. Valerius' old friend, Aulus Vitellius, victor in the decisive confrontation that left Otho's armies shattered, sits uneasily on a golden throne in Rome, and his rival is dead by his own hand. But a new challenge arises in the East where Titus Flavius Vespasian has been declared Emperor by his legions. The only way Valerius can survive to reach Rome and be united with his lost love Domitia Longina Corbulo is to ally himself with Vitellius' enemies. On the way he must battle through a maze of distrust, corruption, bloody conflict and betrayal, with as many perils behind as there are in front. A powerful enemy, a burning temple and divided loyalties all stand in his way, but the prize that awaits has never been more worthwhile
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Gaius Valerius Verrens
Series volume
05
Target audience
adult
Enemy of Rome, Douglas Jackson
Label
Enemy of Rome, Douglas Jackson
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Loyalty counts for nothing in the inferno of civil war..."-- Cover
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
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Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
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Contents
In the dry heat of an August morning Gaius Valerius Verrens wakes filthy and bearded and prepares for his last day on earth. Wrongly accused by enemies on his own side, Valerius is destined to die a coward's death for deserting his legion on the field of Bedriacum
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24 cm.
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Extent
396 pages
Isbn
9780593070574
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)881019932
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