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The Hadrian Legacy By Gavin Chappell
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Imperial agent Gaius Flaminius Drusus regretfully bids farewell to the epicene delights of Baiae when he is recalled to Rome. The procurator of Britain has been murdered, and the Chief wants... More > Flaminius and Centurion Junius Italicus to accompany the new procurator, Corvus, to the province to investigate. Evidence hints that the Caledonian druids are the instigators of the killing. When Flaminius travels to Britain, he learns that despite the emperor’s new fortifications in the North, all is not well. Hadrian’s legacy is a well defended province that is nevertheless rotten at the core. Secret cults and enigmatic assassins are everywhere, and Flaminius is forced to take drastic action when he is betrayed by one of his closest colleagues. Will he solve the procurator’s murder and expose a conspiracy that threatens to plunge Britain into barbarism? Or will even he join the forces of chaos?< Less
On Hadrian's Secret Service By Gavin Chappell
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A new emperor is on the throne. In Britain, Gaius Flaminius Drusus, auxiliary tribune of the Ninth Legion, survives an attack by barbarians only to find himself flung into a world of mystery and... More > intrigue when he is seconded to the Roman secret service. Plots and counterplots are brewing. The sinister Caledonian druids are planning something. But also acting suspiciously is the Roman governor, Falco. When he uncovers the truth, Flaminius finds himself outlawed and on the run. Accompanied by a Celtic warrior woman he sets out on an epic journey from the edges of empire to its pulsing heart, followed by a final chase through the secret tunnels beneath Hadrian’s Villa. And disaster strikes when it is least expected…< Less
The Games of Hadrian: The Archimedes Stratagem By Gavin Chappell
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Returning from his clash with the rebels in the Nile Delta, Gaius Flaminius Drusus searches Alexandria for their leader, Arctos. But other forces are at work. Unable to locate his enemy, the imperial... More > agent finds himself accused of plotting against the emperor. On the run, he must struggle both to clear his name and to expose Arctos. In desperation, he visits a sinister Egyptian temple in hope of aid. After an enigmatic encounter with a mysterious priest, he awakens to find himself marooned on a distant shore.How can he hope to return to Egypt in time to save the empire from the chaos that will ensue if Arctos' plot is successful?< Less
Murder In Hadrian's Villa By Gavin Chappell
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Imperial agent Gaius Flaminius Drusus is working undercover as a tribune in the Praetorian Guard. His remit is to investigate the death of Rufinus Crassus, the senator who died mysteriously after his... More > assassination attempt on the emperor Hadrian. Commissary Centurion Probus thinks the senator was murdered by his fellow conspirators to keep him silent. Identifying the murderer takes them only a short time, but the investigation becomes more complicated when the murderer is poisoned, and Flaminius finds himself under suspicion. The empress gives him five days in which to identify the real murderer. Can Flaminius identify the true murderer and at the same time root out the conspirators before they can make a fresh bid for power? Or will he be tried and executed for murder?< Less
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The Emperor -- Complete By Georg Ebers
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Georg Moritz Ebers (Berlin, March 1, 1837 – Tutzing,... More > Bavaria, August 7, 1898), German Egyptologist and novelist, discovered the Egyptian medical papyrus, of ca. 1550 BCE, named for him (see Ebers Papyrus) at Luxor (Thebes) in the winter of 1873–74. Now in the Library of the University of Leipzig, the Ebers Papyrus is among the most important ancient Egyptian medical papyri. It is one of two of the oldest preserved medical documents anywhere—the other being the Edwin Smith Papyrus (ca. 1600 BCE).At Göttingen he studied jurisprudence, and at Berlin Oriental languages and archaeology. Having made a special study of Egyptology, he became in 1865 Dozent in Egyptian language and antiquities at Jena, becoming professor in 1868. In 1870 he was appointed professor in these subjects at Leipzig. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georg_Ebers< Less
The Emperor's New Clothes: A Contemporary Business Life Edition By Ade Asefeso et al.
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Does the Emperor’s New Clothes Fairytale have any meaning in today's sophisticated business world? If so, then this question must be answered and the lessons learned. Fairytales survive... More > throughout the ages because of their clear moral and the truth they attempt to tell. If today’s businessperson does not learn his lesson, an embarrassing part of his anatomy, usually reserved for sitting upon will be exposed, metaphorically speaking. Today a successful business leader needs to be able to give and most of all receive negative feedback. Successful companies will continue to develop this ability in their workforce. Unsuccessful companies without the golden truth obtained from honest feedback, will continue to parade down the street naked! This book is not a fairy-tale itself, however it will draw parallels between the characters, motives and moral of this famous fairy-tale and today’s business world.< Less
The Emperor's Whore By Blair Edgar
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The final novel in the Mortimer Quartet rounds the story out. Paul has had another major historical success with The White Hart a novel about Richard the Second. Joseph is working on the story... More > of Antinous the boy lover of the Emperor Hadrian. Egged on by Chris Patsos, Joseph struggles to find a unique way into the Antinous story, Paul receives a mysterious present from Esther Fanning. All along this has been Paul Barclay’s story and he finally sees the overall picture that has ruled his life for fourteen years. It is in the final story The Emperor’s Whore that he understands the power, the games and manipulation that have made both he and Joseph so immensely wealthy. The Mortimer Quartet is an extraordinary journey through the lives of a close knit group of people whose aim was domination, promoting the ones they chose, and the accruing of money and power.< Less
The History of the Origins of Christianity Book VI - Comprising the Reigns of Hadrian and Antonius Pius (A.D. 117-161) By Joseph Ernest Renan
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The dawn of the new century brought lots of growth to the Christian community as persecution slowed down and the community was allowed to flourish like never before. This volume details out the... More > reigns of two Roman emperors and how their influence impacted the ever growing Christian community in the Roman Empire.< Less
I, Antinous of Bithynia By Dr. Rudolph Masciantonio
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Antinous was born to a Greek family in Bithynion-Claudiopolis, in the Roman province of Bithynia in what is now north-west Turkey. One version is that Antinous joined the entourage of the Emperor... More > when Hadrian passed through Bithynia in about 124 AD, and soon became his beloved companion who accompanied him on his many journeys through the empire. Another version has it that Hadrian had the empire searched for the most beautiful youth, and chose Antinous. Although some have suggested the two might have had a romantic relationship, it is uncertain if this was true. In October 130 AD, according to Hadrian, cited by Dio Cassius, “Antinous was drowned in the Nilus”. It is not known for certain whether his death was the result of accident, suicide, murder, or (voluntary) religious sacrifice. At Antinous’s death the emperor decreed his deification.< Less

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