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Centurion

Author: Simon Scarrow
Publisher: London : Headline, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Roman Empire faces a new threat from its long-standing enemy, Parthia. With Parthia vying for control of Palmyra, the Governor of Syria dispatches experienced officers Macro and Cato with a small task force to protect Palmyra's borders from invasion. But their presence prompts Parthia to amass its armies for war.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Scarrow
ISBN: 9780755327768 0755327764 9780755334100 0755334108 9780755341276 0755341279
OCLC Number: 163616774
Description: 338 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: In the first century AD the Roman Empire faces a new threat from its long-standing enemy Parthia. Parthia isvying with Rome for control of Palmyra --
an officially neutral kingdom. Palmyra's royal household ison the brink of open revolt, and so a task force under the command of experienced soldiers Macro and Cato is dispatched to defend its king and guard its borders.
Responsibility: Simon Scarrow.

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'Simon Scarrow has developed a strong following... a former ancient history lecturer who knows his stuff, and brings the ancient world back to life with verve and plenty of action.' -- Brisbane News

 
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