The Caspian Gates
The Warrior of Rome Series: Book #4
Narrated by Stefan Rudnicki / 11 hours 20 minutes
AD 262. The Roman Imperium is in turmoil afterthe struggle for the throne that brought Gallienus to power. Ephesus, themetropolis of the Eastern Empire, lies in ruins, shattered by a mightyearthquake. Its citizens live in fear as the mob overwhelms the city, bayingfor blood to avenge the gods who have punished them. Yet an even greater threatto the Empire advances from the north: the barbaric Goth tribes, determined topillage the city. Only Ballista, Warrior of Rome, knows the ways of thebarbarians, and only he can defeat them.
A relentlessly gripping and richly authentictale of ancient warfare, The Caspian Gates is an adventure forRome enthusiasts and scholars alike. Widely acclaimed for his Warrior of Romeseries, Harry Sidebottom “provides a well-constructed, well-paced, and grippingaccount…which, as a good series should, leaves the reader eagerly anticipatingthe next installment” (Times Literary Supplement).