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Just Out War That Made the Roman Empire: Antony, Cleopatra & Octavian at Actium Kindle amzn.to/3tjyXTP book amzn.to/2V58xbs The gripping story of one of history's most important wars culminating in the Battle of Actium in 31BC
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If you loved Ben Hur, you will love The Dark Side of Glory UK amzn.to/39Dd75w USA amazon.com/dp/B08P8HDFKZ An epic historical saga written by a historian for history lovers
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Today 109AD Emperor Trajan inaugurated the Aqua Traiana. The Aqueduct took water from Lake Bracciano into Rome. It was used until the 17th century. Picture shows inside the Aqueduct with the flow of water.
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Died today 79AD Vespasian, Roman Emperor, dies at 69. He was the fourth, and last, in the Year of the Four Emperors. He was the commander of a legion in Germany and Britain and subjugated Judaea during the Jewish rebellion of 66AD
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Today 168BC Battle of Pydna: Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeat and capture Macedonian King Perseus, ending the Third Macedonian War
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Today 68AD Roman General Vespasian conquers Jericho during the Great Jewish Revolt. He initiated several ambitious construction projects, including building the Flavian Amphitheatre, better known today as the Roman Colosseum.
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Today 68AD Roman General Vespasian conquers Jericho during the Great Jewish Revolt. He initiated several ambitious construction projects, including building the Flavian Amphitheatre, better known today as the Roman Colosseum
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Born today 236BC Scipio Africanus, Roman statesman and general of the Second Punic War. He is best known for defeating Hannibal at the final battle at Zama, one of the feats that earned him the agnomen Africanus.
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Today 451AD Battle of the Catalaunian Plains: Roman and Visigoths forces defeat Attila the Hun in north east France
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Pertinax: The Son of a Slave Who Became Roman Emperor. Get the Kindle at amzn.to/34VMeHU Get this book at amzn.to/2P7POFB The son of a former slave, Pertinax was the Roman Emperor who proved that no matter how lowly your birth, you could rise to the very top.🏛️
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Just Out 🏛️ The Wall: The pulse-pounding epic about the end times of an empire Kindle amzn.to/3OlDMoM Book amzn.to/3y2BhCi AD400 Rome & its Empire are failing . . . Marcus Flavius Victor sets out to make what may be his final tour of the forts along Hadrian's Wall
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Pertinax: The Son of a Slave Who Became Roman Emperor Get the Kindle at amzn.to/34VMeHU Get this book at amzn.to/2P7POFB The son of a former slave, Pertinax was the Roman Emperor who proved that no matter how lowly your birth, you could rise to the very top.
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