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Lost Legio Ix

Author : Marc Alan Edelheit
ISBN : 1976374812
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Bestselling, award-winning author of STIGERS TIGERS, Marc Alan Edelheit, delivers a new action-packed fantasy epic filled with gods and magic.One of history's greatest mysteries, the Ninth Imperial Legion guarding Rome's northernmost frontier in Britannia disappeared around the year 122 AD. This is their story.Badly outnumbered, facing certain destruction, and cut off from supply, the Imperial Roman Ninth Legion Hispana is in a desperate position. Surrounded by the hostile Celtic army, Senior Centurion Lucious Grackus Lisidus Karus must lead his men to safety after unexpectedly finding himself thrust into command of the legion.Then the unthinkable happens.Karus and the Ninth are transported to a strange place, far away from the Britannia they knew. The legion's deliverance from danger at first appears to be a blessing from the gods, but slowly they begin to uncover the secrets of this new land, a world that is slowly being overrun by a terrible evil.A young woman is discovered in a dungeon, where she has been abandoned and left to starve. Inextricably linked with Karus' own destiny, she may be the key to salvation, or worse, the instrument of destruction for the Ninth.Cast adrift in a terrible war, Karus must find his way through the mysteries of this unfamiliar world, one that is filled with true magic, strange alien races, evil gods, and dragons. More importantly, Karus must discover his destiny, and complete a desperate task set for him by a god of Rome. Should he fail, it will mean certain destruction for the Ninth, the triumph of evil, and the rise of a new order.Lost Legio IX is the first book in this exciting series.'For these I set no bounds in space or time; but have given empire without end.'-Jupiter, Virgil's Aeneid.

Stiger S Tigers

Author : Marc Alan Edelheit
ISBN : 1942899394
Genre : Fiction
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The empire has endured many centuries but is now threatened by multiple wars and a major rebellion in the South. A nobleman from an infamous family, imperial legionary officer, fighter and a right proper bastard of a man... Captain Ben Stiger finds himself reassigned from a crack legion to the rebellion simmering in the South. Placed in command of a truly terrible company, the 85th Imperial Foot, he is unknowingly sent on a suicide mission to resupply an isolated outpost, the garrison of Vrell. Along the way he must rebuild his new company, gain the respect of the men he leads, survive an assassination attempt, fight bandits, rebels, and an agent of an evil god. His companions on this journey of discovery and adventure are one of the few remaining elven rangers and a paladin on a quest for the High Father. The battle to save the empire and the world begins here in the first book of this exciting new series!


Author : Marc Alan Edelheit
ISBN : 1540442977
Genre : Imaginary wars and battles
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The long awaited prequel to the Award Winning Chronicles of an Imperial Legionary Officer series that started with the bestselling military fantasy book Stiger's Tigers. A nobleman from an infamous family, Ben Stiger finds himself freshly assigned to Third Legion, Seventh Company as a lowly lieutenant in the opening stages of war between the Empire and the Kingdom of the Rivan. Third Legion has been tasked with pursuing a retreating Rivan army back to the border where the Empire can take the fight into enemy territory. However, a major obstacle stands in Third Legion's path: the river Hana. The crossing is sure to be contested and dangerous. Should Third Legion fail to force a crossing, the entire campaign could grind to a disastrous halt. This is Stiger's first military appointment. Inexperienced, young and unsure of himself, Stiger is ostracized by his fellow lieutenants. Worse, he's been placed under the command of an incompetent officer. With life and reputation on the line, he must learn to understand men far beneath his station and lead them into battle. Stiger struggles not only against the enemy, but against his family's history and his own side to prove himself worthy of serving the empire he loves and earning the respect of the men he leads. Set amidst the backdrop of an epic war, there are greater forces at work than the young Stiger can even begin to imagine, setting him on the dangerous and lonely path of destiny.

The Tiger S Fate

Author : Marc Alan Edelheit
ISBN : 1534899022
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The third installment of the award-winning Chronicles of an Imperial Legionary Officer series is here!A nobleman from an infamous family, imperial legionary officer, fighter and a right proper bastard of a man...Captain Ben Stiger has successfully thwarted the attack from an army of the Cyphan Confederacy. Now Stiger, his men, and his new dwarven allies have fallen back behind the great walls of Castle Vrell. Stiger finds himself named Legate of the Vanished, the long lost 13th Legion. This title and his own word binds him to the terms of the Compact, an ancient and mystical alliance formed nearly two thousand years before. The snows have come and the mountain summit into Vrell is impassable. On one side of the pass sits an army of the Cyphan Confederacy some twenty thousand strong. On the other sits Stiger, his company, the remnants of the 13th Legion and a dwarven army. Each side is waiting for the spring thaw.Bottled up in the Vrell valley, Stiger and his elven companion, Eli, learn of Garand Thoss, an ancient and abandoned dwarven city. Within its hallowed halls resides a prize of unimaginable value; a prize that will reveal the true history of the empire, and force Stiger to face a new enemy more deadly than he has ever faced before...

The Eagle Of The Ninth

Author : Rosemary Sutcliff
ISBN : 9780192732675
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Four thousand men disappeared and their eagle standard was lost. It's a mystery that's never been solved, until now . . .Marcus has to find out what happened to his father, who led the legion. So he sets out into the unknown, on a quest so dangerous that nobody expects him to return.The Eagle of the Ninth is heralded as one of the most outstanding children's books of the twentieth century and has sold over a million copies worldwide. Rosemary Sutcliff's books about Roman Britain have won much acclaim. The author writes with such passion and with such attention to detail that the Roman age is instantly brought to life and stays with the reader long after the last page has been turned.

West Of Honor

Author : Jerry Pournelle
ISBN : 9781618245427
Genre : Fiction
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Sooner or later, all civilizations age and decline, grow senile and dieĀ¾either by conquest from without, or from internal rot. The final days of Western Civilization are signaled by the joining of the USA and the USSR into a ruthless and imperial state that spans first the Earth and then the Solar System. But, because it fails to hold the loyalty of its soldiers, it falters at the stars. As well as carrying the CoDominium Future History into the galactic period, West of Honor introduces Jerry Pournelle's most important and influential character, John Christian Falkenberg. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management).

Collegia Centonariorum

Author : Jinyu Liu
ISBN : 9789004177741
Genre : Architecture
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The collegia centonariorum were often seen as the municipal fire-brigades or status groups of sorts in the Roman cities. Through a close investigation of the chronological development and geographical distribution of the collegia centonariorum, their legal privileges, and the prosopographical data of members and patrons, this volume reveals a much more complex picture of their origins, characters and compositions in various regions from the first century BC to the fourth century AD. Intricately connected with the textile economy, the collegia centonariorum illustrate how elements as diverse as material demand from the military and the city of Rome, legal infrastructure, urban development, and organizations of urban-based craftsmen and tradesmen may have interfaced with each other in the Roman world.

Celts And The Classical World

Author : David Rankin
ISBN : 9781134747221
Genre : History
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To observe the Celts through the eyes of the Greeks and Romans is the first aim of this book.

Anglo Saxon And Old English Vocabularies Vocabularies

Author : Thomas Wright
ISBN : UCAL:B3550169
Genre : English language
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Clay Legionary

Author : J. Clifton Slater
ISBN : 1545552630
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Clay Legionary, book #1 of Clay Warrior Stories: A gladius is a short sword. A prodigy is a talented youth. Put them together and people die. Welcome to the world of 271 B.C. One thing separates the civilized farms and towns of the Republic from hordes of murderous barbarians. Standing sentinel along the border is the heavy infantry of the Legion, the Republic's killing machine. The farm of retired Legion Sergeant Sisera sits fifteen miles from the border. From a young age, his son Alerio has worked side by side with his father to create a profitable farm from the dirt and rocks of their homestead. Alerio Sisera, is a gangly teen with bully problems. Right now, he is desperate to survive another year at school. But, he has a talent that has yet to materialize. When it does, it will change the farm boy's future and thrust him into the brutal life of a Legionary. Also by author J. Clifton Slater, The Galactic Council Realm series, On Station, On Duty & On Guard.

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