Arminius : The Limits of Empire, Hardback Book

Arminius : The Limits of Empire Hardback

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One man's greatest victory.Rome's greatest defeat.A.D. 9: In the depths of the Teutoburg Wald, in a landscape riven by ravines, darkened by ancient oak and bisected by fast-flowing streams, Arminius of the Cherusci led a confederation of six Germanic tribes in the annihilation of three Roman legions.

Deep in the forest almost twenty thousand men were massacred without mercy; fewer than two hundred of them ever made it back across the Rhine.

To Rome's shame, three sacred Eagles were lost that day.But Arminius wasn't brought up in Germania Magna - he had been raised as a Roman.

This is the story of how Arminius came to turn his back on the people who raised him and went on to commit a betrayal so great and so deep, it echoed through the ages.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 384 pages, Map
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Historical adventure
  • ISBN: 9781782397007

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