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  • Published: 6 February 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141935287
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

Warrior of Rome VI: The Amber Road



The sixth novel in Harry Sidebottom's Top 5 bestselling Warrior of Rome series

AD 264 - the Roman Empire is torn in two.

The western provinces - Gaul, Spain and Britain - have been seized by the pretender Postumus. To the east, on the plains of northern Italy, the armies of the emperor Gallienus muster.

War is coming.

Everyone must choose a side.

On a mission shrouded in secrecy and suspicion, Ballista must journey The Amber Road to the far north to Hyperborea, back to his original home and the people of his birth.

A fearsome, masked warlord attacks, bringing fire and sword against the Angles. Yet not all welcome Ballista's return.

  • Published: 6 February 2014
  • ISBN: 9780141935287
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

About the author

Harry Sidebottom

Dr Harry Sidebottom teaches classical history at the University of Oxford, where he is a Fellow of St Benet's Hall and a lecturer at Lincoln College.  He has an international reputation as a scholar, having published widely on ancient warfare. classical art and the cultural history of the Roman Empire.
Originally from Newmarket in Suffolk, he now lives with his wife and two sons in Woodstock, near Oxford.

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Praise for Warrior of Rome VI: The Amber Road

Blazes with searing scholarship

The Times

Sidebottom has the touch of an exceptionally gifted storyteller, drawing on prodigious learning

Tim Severin, author of the 'Vikings' trilogy

Gruesome, Gladiator-style battle scenes and well-researched detail

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