All posts tagged “Ancient Rome

Selling Empire: An Episode in the History of the City of London

Amadocus drew himself up to his full height and swept his arm out to take in the cluster of wooden houses, the beaten earth of the roads, the wooden palisade of the legion’s fort, the gaggle of engineers surveying the best place for a bridge, and the flotilla of ships bumping against the quay’s pilings.

“I sell the future!” said Amadocus.

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Interview with Richard Blake

by Jennifer Falkner Richard Blake is the author the Aelric series set in Byzantium in the seventh century.  His titles include: Conspiracies of Rome (2008), Terror of Constantinople (2009), Blood of Alexandria (2010), Sword of Damascus (2011), Ghosts of Athens (2012), Curse of Babylon (2013).… Read More