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The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff
In a.d. 125, a young Roman centurion must recover the infamous Ninth Legion's missing symbol of honor, the eagle standard. [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
Cleopatra by Robert Green
Cleopatra, the legendary Egyptian queen [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
MiddleBiography
Hannibal by Robert Green
Hannibal, the legendary Carthaginian battles all the forces of Ancient Rome [More]
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Classic
MiddleBiography
The Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer
What terrible secret was buried in Shi Huangdi's tomb? Did nomads like lizard stew? What happened to Anansi the Spider in the Village of... [More]
Ancient to
Modern
MiddleGeneral
Young Carthaginian by G. A. Henty
Set in ancient times, during the Punic wars, this story follows the adventures of young Malchus, an officer in Hannibal's army. Henty... [More]
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Classic
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
The Histories by Herodotus
Herodotus is considered the first historian. This ancient work portrays life in early Greek, Babylonian, and Egyptian cultures. An interesting book... [More]
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Classic
MiddleGeneral
The Silver Branch by Rosemary Sutcliff
More than a century after The Eagle of the Ninth leaves off, two cousins join the Roman side in the fight against a tyrannical British... [More]
Ancient to
Classic
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
The Lantern Bearers by Rosemary Sutcliff
Threatened by a tide of invaders, the last of the Roman Auxiliaries are to leave Britain forever. But Aquila, a young legionnaire, chooses... [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
Beric the Briton by G. A. Henty
G A Henty was a 19th century novelist, special correspondent and Imperialist. His best-known works are historical adventures. The Britons... [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
For the Temple by G. A. Henty
This tale follows the adventures of John of Gamala during the years of Roman occupation, political infighting, and lawlessness that... [More]
Classical
500BC-600AD
MiddleHistorical
Fiction
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