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Author: Alfred Duggan
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named after the Syrian Sun god, Elagabalus at only 13 years old led his army to victory and became Emperor of Rome. He was a god-like young man: strong, beautiful, charming, and beloved of his soldiers. But when he rose to power, Elagabalus rejected his family's influence and they, like the Senate, became his deadly enemies. With his customary elegant writing, esteemed writer Alfred Duggan draws us into the tale of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Duggan
ISBN: 9780753818251 0753818256
OCLC Number: 71347788
Notes: Originally published: London: Faber, 1960.
Description: 248 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Alfred Duggan.

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A classic novel set in Ancient Rome -featuring Elagabalus, the late Roman emperor who made Caligula look respectable  Read more...

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