Caesar Triumphant

Caesar Triumphant

eBook - 2013
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A certain seer warned Caesar to be on his guard against a great peril on the day of the month of March which the Romans call the Ides; and when the day had come and Caesar was on his way to the senate-house, he greeted the seer with a jest and said: 'Well, the Ides of March are come,' and the seer said to him softly: 'Ay, they are come, but they are not gone." ̃Plutarch, Parallel LivesWhat if Gaius Julus Caesar had heeded those fateful words and survived that day in March of 44 BC? That is the underlying premise behind Caesar Triumphant, a story of a Caesar and his army that conduct his planned campaign against the Parthians...then just continues on a march of conquest that takes him to the very edge of the known world. The story opens with the last target of conquest: an island nation known then as the Isles of Wa, and what we know today as the country of Japan. It will be the final challenge of a remarkable career, but facing him and his battle-hardened Legions are a race of people as fiercely dedicated to the profession of arms, and fanatically devoted to their emperor as any foe Caesar and his Romans have ever faced. The Wa have never tasted defeat, repelling every attempted invasion of their sacred islands. In these warriors, has Caesar and his unstoppable force of an army finally met their match in the immovable object, in the form of the men of Wa, or will Caesar once again be triumphant? Caesar Triumphant is an alternative history, by the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed Marching With Caesar series, R.W. Peake, featuring Titus Pullus, Legionary of Rome. --Provided by publisher
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : R.W. Peake, 2013
ISBN: 9780989734851
Branch Call Number: EBOOK ENKI
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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