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The gates of Rome

Author: Conn Iggulden
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 'Emperor' novels tell the remarkable story of the man who would become the greatest Roman of them all: Julius Caesar. On an estate just outside Rome in the first century BC, two boys share the hardships of a traditional education as they prepare for lives as soldiers and leaders. Yet Gaius and Marcus have barely reached manhood when their home is suddenly threatened by slave riots and they have to battle for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
History
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Named Person: Julius Caesar; Julius Caesar
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Conn Iggulden
ISBN: 0007136897 9780007136896 0007147384 9780007147380
OCLC Number: 59467668
Description: 408 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Conn Iggulden.
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Just outside Rome in the first century BC, two boys share a traditional upbringing until they are compelled to flee to Rome. Here, they embrace all the city has to offer, but soon are to be caught up  Read more...

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'A brilliant story -- I wish I'd written it. A novel of vivid characters, stunning action and unrelenting pace. It really is a terrific read.' BERNARD CORNWELL 'The Gates of Rome is a big, sumptuous Read more...

 
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