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The encircling sea

Author: Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
Publisher: London : Head of Zeus, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"AD 100: Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, is finding it hard to keep the peace. Based at Vindolanda - an army fort on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world - he feels the eyes of his enemies on him at all hours. Ambitious leaders sense a chance to carve out empires of their own. While men nearer at hand speak in whispers of war and the destruction of Rome. And out at sea, ships of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
War stories
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Named Person: Hadrian, Emperor of Rome; Hadrian, Emperor of Rome
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Keith Goldsworthy
ISBN: 9781784978167 1784978183 9781784978181 9781784978174 1784978175 9781788541879 1784978167 1788541871
OCLC Number: 1002288495
Description: 370 pages : map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Adrian Goldsworthy.

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AD 100: Flavius Ferox, Briton and Roman centurion, is finding it hard to keep the peace. The second instalment in the hugely authentic historical fiction series, set on the northern frontier of the  Read more...

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