The Gladiators

The Gladiators

by G. J. Whyte Melville
     
 

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A gripping tale of the ancient world

This special edition of The Gladiators combines all three volumes of this substantial historical novel of ancient Rome into one book. It is the story of a young Briton of the First Century captured in battle by the Roman legions invading his homeland. He is transported to the 'Eternal City' at the time of Vitellus and Vespasian.

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A gripping tale of the ancient world

This special edition of The Gladiators combines all three volumes of this substantial historical novel of ancient Rome into one book. It is the story of a young Briton of the First Century captured in battle by the Roman legions invading his homeland. He is transported to the 'Eternal City' at the time of Vitellus and Vespasian. There he is forced into 'gladiator school' to become a gladiator destined to fight to the death in the arena. Combat, assassination, intrigue, love and war follow in this superb and highly regarded historical trilogy. This epic and exciting story embraces many of the important events of the time culminating in the siege of Jerusalem by Titus and the fall of the Temple in A.D. 70.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434425546
Publisher:
Wildside Press
Publication date:
12/31/2010
Pages:
590
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.31(d)

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