Trajan: Lion of Rome

Trajan: Lion of Rome

by C.R.H. Wildfeuer

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In the year 67 AD Roman rule in Palestine descends into chaos when the Jews rise to dispel their masters. Emperor Vespasian calls upon Trajan's father Traianus, commander of the famed Tenth Legion, to help defeat the rebellion. After a terrible war Trajan resolves to become a soldier like him. As a young general and successful beyond his own expectations he is soon drawn into the conflict between the tyrant Emperor Domitian and Nerva, leader of the Senate. Nerva prevails, becomes emperor and appoints Trajan as his successor.
His rule is tumultuous and short, and when Nerva dies Trajan s time has come.
Can he prove himself against the temptations of power and the siren song of military glory? Can he defeat rapacious northern raiders from Dacia and hold off the Parthian empire - and at the same time retain his dignity in the face of unrelenting challenges from all sides?
In Trajan - Lion of Rome the ancient world comes alive. Based on factual events, C.R.H. Wildfeuer takes the reader with him on a great adventure and to a time when the Roman empire controlled the western world from Scotland to the Persian Gulf. Enjoy this epic tale of political intrigue, social struggles, ambitious women and gruesome battles.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940161451229
Publisher: \
Publication date: 03/08/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 271,608
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

* Born in Munich, Germany, in 1961 * Abitur (Grammar School diploma) in 1980, including seven years of Latin * 15 months compulsory army service, 1980-81 * Graduate degree in Communications Sciences from prestigious Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Munich * Editor at Microcomputer Magazine (Bertelsmann Corp.) * Freelance writer and translator * Extensive travels in the Mediterranean researching ‘Trajan – Lion of Rome’ * Became an American citizen in 2008 * ‘Trajan – Lion of Rome’ rated as recommended by the San Diego Writers nd editors Guild

He enjoyed a classical education, inculcating him with a gripping passion for the Roman world. He studied the Roman Empire in all his aspects and dedicated two years exclusively to Emperor Trajan and family. His writing is fast-paced and engaging, the plot twists spellbinding.

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