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Kane, Ben

Overview
Works: 47 works in 170 publications in 3 languages and 5,088 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction 
Classifications: PR6111.A536, 823.92
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Publications about Ben Kane
Publications by Ben Kane
Most widely held works by Ben Kane
The forgotten legion by Ben Kane( Book )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
Set in the late Roman Republic, in the first century B.C.E., "The Forgotten Legion" is a tale of the greatest empire of the ancient world from the perspective of those on the lowest rungs of its society
Spartacus : the gladiator by Ben Kane( Book )
15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 821 libraries worldwide
Returning to his village after escaping the Roman army, Spartacus is betrayed by his jealous king and forced into life as a gladiator before executing a daring overthrow and assuming leadership over an army of escaped slaves
The road to Rome by Ben Kane( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
In 48 B.C., having survived a disastrous campaign in Pythia as part of the Forgotten Legion and spent years fighting their way back to Rome, Romulus and Tarquinius have finally made it as far as Alexandria. On arrival, though, they find themselves in the midst of the Roman Civil War, are press-ganged into Caesar's thinning legions and greatly outnumbered and fighting for their lives against the Egyptian army. Meanwhile in Rome, Romulus' twin sister Fabiola, having caught only a glimpse of her long-missing twin before being forced to flee Egypt for Rome, lives in fear for her life, loved by Brutus, but wooed by Marcus Antonius, his deadly enemy. From the battlefields of Asia Minor and North Africa, to the lawless streets of Rome and the gladiator arena, they all face death and danger daily, until 44 B.C. when their individual roads all lead them to Rome where the future of the republic lies unexpectedly in their hands
The silver eagle by Ben Kane( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
In the first century B.C., trapped in Parthia by Crassus's failed invasion, the legionaries that survived are captured and marched to the edge of the known world. Abandoned by Rome, these men are the Forgotten Legion
Spartacus : rebellion by Ben Kane( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 444 libraries worldwide
Spartacus has already done the impossible. Not only has he escaped from slavery, he and his seconds have created a mighty slave army that has challenged Rome and defeated the armies of three praetors, two consuls, and one proconsul. On the plain of the River Po, in modern Northern Italy, Spartacus has defeated Gaius Cassius Longinus, proconsul and general of an army of two legions. Now the road home lies before them-- to Thrace for Spartacus, and to Gaul for his seconds-in-command, Castus and Gannicus
Hannibal : enemy of Rome by Ben Kane( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
In the First Punic War, the Roman legions defeated and humiliated Carthage, their only serious rival for power in the Mediterranean. Now a brilliant young Carthaginian general, called Hannibal, is out for revenge. Caught up in the maelstrom are two young boys, Hanno, the son of a distinguished soldier and confidant of Hannibal, and Quintus, son of a Roman equestrian and landowner. A disastrous adventure will see Hanno sold into slavery and bought by Quintus' father. Although an unexpected friendship springs up between the two boys - and with Quintus' sister, Aurelia - the fortunes of the two warring empires once again separates them. They find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict and an alliance forged through slavery will be played out to its stunning conclusion in battle
Hannibal : fields of blood by Ben Kane( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Rebellion by Ben Kane( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Spartacus : de gladiator by Ben Kane( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in Dutch and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Spartacus, een Romeinse slaaf van Thracische afkomst, wordt opgeleid tot gladiator in een kazerneschool te Capua, maar hij weet te ontsnappen
Spartacus the gladiator by Ben Kane( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Long the stuff of legends, Spartacus is known to most modern readers through the classic Kubrick film version of Howard Fast's novel. Kane returns to the source material and presents a lively and compelling new vision of the man who was Spartacus--Roman army auxiliary, slave, gladiator, and ultimately the leader of an army of slaves who nearly brought Rome to its knees
Het verloren legioen by Ben Kane( Book )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Dutch and held by 83 libraries worldwide
In de eerste eeuw voor Christus wordt een tweeling in slavernij geboren, nadat hun moeder is verkracht door een edelman. Eerste deel van een trilogie
De zilveren adelaar by Ben Kane( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Dutch and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Het legioen van de Parthiaanse leiders wordt aangevalllen door een vijandige stam terwijl Fabiola in Italië vlucht voor een slavenvanger. Vervolg op 'Het verloren legioen'
De weg naar Rome by Ben Kane( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in Dutch and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Een broer en zus staan heel verschillend tegenover het moordcomplot tegen Julius Caesar. Vervolg op 'Het verloren legioen' en 'De zilveren adelaar'
El águila de plata by Ben Kane( Book )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 35 libraries worldwide
In the first century B.C., trapped in Parthia by Crassus's failed invasion, the legionaries that survived are captured and marched to the edge of the known world. Abandoned by Rome, these men are the Forgotten Legion
Espartaco : el gladiador by Ben Kane( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in Spanish and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Returning to his village after escaping the Roman army, Spartacus is betrayed by his jealous king and forced into life as a gladiator before executing a daring overthrow and assuming leadership over an army of escaped slaves
The silver eagle by Ben Kane( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Trapped in Parthia by Crassus's failed invasion, ten thousand legionaries are captured and marched to the edge of the known world, these men are the Forgotten Legion. Among them are Romulus, Brennus and Tarquinius, all men with troubled pasts and good reason to hate Rome. Together the trio must face the savage tribes that surround them as well as the more treacherous enemies within the ranks of the legion itself. The three friends' character will be tested to the utter limit as they struggle to find a way back to Rome. Meanwhile, Fabiola, Romulus' twin sister, fights to survive and maintain hope in her brother's survival. Freed by her powerful lover but beset by enemies on all sides, she must travel to Gaul to find her lover, Caesar's right-hand man, where Vercingetorix threatens the life and the lives of all who rally around Caesar
The road to Rome by Ben Kane( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
3rd book concerning the Forgotten legion. Having survived the perils of a journey across half the world, Romulus and Tarquinius are press-ganged into the legions, which are under imminent threat of annihilation by the Egyptians. Meanwhile in Rome, Romulus's twin sister Fabiola lives in fear for her life, loved by Brutus, but wooed by Marcus Antonius, his deadly enemy
La legión olvidada by Ben Kane( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Set in the late Roman Republic, in the first century B.C.E., "The Forgotten Legion" is a tale of the greatest empire of the ancient world from the perspective of those on the lowest rungs of its society
Camino a Roma by Ben Kane( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
In 48 B.C., having survived a disastrous campaign in Pythia and spent years fighting their way back to Rome, Romulus and Tarquinius have finally made it as far as Alexandria. On arrival, though, they find themselves in the midst of the Roman Civil War. Meanwhile in Rome, Romulus' twin sister Fabiola, having caught only a glimpse of her long-missing twin before being forced to flee Egypt for Rome, lives in fear for her life, loved by Brutus, but wooed by Marcus Antonius, his deadly enemy. From the battlefields of Asia Minor and North Africa, to the lawless streets of Rome and the gladiator arena, they all face death and danger daily, until 44 B.C. when their individual roads all lead them to Rome where the future of the republic lies unexpectedly in their hands
The forgotten legion by Ben Kane( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Romulus and Fabiola are twins, born into slavery after their mother is raped by a drunken nobleman on his way home from a good night out. At 13 years old, they and their mother are sold: Romulus to gladiator school, Fabiola into prostitution, where she will catch the eye of one of the most powerful men in Rome, and their mother into obscurity and death in the salt mines. Tarquinius is a warrior, doomed to fight for the Republic in the Forgotten Legion. Brennus is a Gaul; he rises to become one of the most famous and feared gladiators of his day - and mentor to the boy slave, Romulus, who dreams night and day of escape and of revenge
 
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English (106)
Spanish (21)
Dutch (8)
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