Rome, AD 51: Vespasian brings Rome's greatest enemy before the emperor. After eight years of resistance, the British warrior Caratacus has been caught.
But Agrippina, Emperor Claudius' wife, pardons Caratacus. Claudius is a drunken fool, and Narcissus and Pallas, his freedmen, are battling for control of his throne. Separately they decide to send Vespasian east to Armenia to defend Rome's interests.
Meanwhile the East is in turmoil. A new Jewish cult is flourishing, and its adherents refuse to swear loyalty to the emperor.
In Armenia, Vespasian is captured. Immured in the oldest city on Earth, how can he escape? And is a Rome ruled by a woman who despises Vespasian any safer than a prison cell?
©2015 Robert Fabbri (P)2015 Isis Publishing Ltd
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This is a complex and wonderful story of the rise of a good man in a corrupt system. This series is well worth your time.
well woth listening to more than once
cant wait for the next installment.
"Exciting. Vespasians Story Continues"
So relaxing to sit back and listen to another exciting episode of Rome and Vespasian.
I have been ill so this is a god send, a good book, very well read.
I will buy some more Audio books.
Absolutely brilliant. Iv listened to it twice now and i find it very easy to get lost in it and not pay attention at work haha.
I really really wish the first 3books were available on audiobook aswell.
pity about the narration,need someone else. also some historical and geographical facts wrong. need more back ground on the geo politics an economy.
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