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Parthian Dawn
     

Parthian Dawn

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by Peter Darman
 

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'Parthian Dawn' is the second volume of the adventures of Pacorus the Parthian and his companions - the fierce and proud Gallia, the ex-Roman centurion Domitus, the scout Byrd and the sorceress Dobbai - as they battle for their lives against the backdrop of the clash between the ancient world's two greatest empires.
After three years fighting by the side of

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'Parthian Dawn' is the second volume of the adventures of Pacorus the Parthian and his companions - the fierce and proud Gallia, the ex-Roman centurion Domitus, the scout Byrd and the sorceress Dobbai - as they battle for their lives against the backdrop of the clash between the ancient world's two greatest empires.
After three years fighting by the side of Spartacus, Pacorus and his followers have escaped from Italy in the aftermath of the defeat of the slave rebellion. Made a king by the ruler of the Parthian Empire on his return, he has married his beloved Gallia and made the city of Dura Europos on the banks of the Euphrates his home. But his new kingdom is seething with discontent and surrounded by hostile desert nomads who are the sworn enemies of the Parthians. The aged King of Kings, the man who has united the Parthians for decades, then dies to cast a shadow of uncertainty over the empire, which erupts into full-scale civil war as one of the empire's most powerful men, Narses, attempts to seize the high crown by force.
Pacorus is forced to fight both Narses and his scheming ally, Prince Mithridates, to preserve the realm and his own crown. And then the Romans, taking advantage of Parthia's internal troubles, launch their own invasion of the empire. Will Pacorus and indeed the Parthian Empire survive the conflict that engulfs them on all sides?

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ISBN-13:
9781491049891
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
07/24/2013
Pages:
502
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.01(d)

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Parthian Dawn 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
War as a political weapon proves not to work very well. A good military read.
BartDB More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed it, great historical novel. Have read the whole series. I'm finishing Carrhae now, Peter Darman tells a great story. This is the second book in a trilogy.I have enjoyed every minute of it.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago