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Praetorian

Guy De la BГ©doyГЁre

Praetorian

the rise and fall of Rome"s imperial bodyguard

by Guy De la BГ©doyГЁre

  • 360 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Praetorian Guard,
  • History,
  • Special forces (Military science),
  • Army

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-325) and indexes.

    StatementGuy de la Bédoyère
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU35 .D4 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27236936M
    LC Control Number2016036348
    OCLC/WorldCa959803467

    This book, the eleventh in the series, was passed on to me by a friend of my father's, and I enjoyed it enough to wishlist the first in the series. Robertgreaves | | Part of the growing industry around historical novels set in the Roman world, Praetorian is an action-adventure novel set in Rome itself featuring Cato and Macro /5(6). PRAETORIAN prĭ tôr’ ĭ ən. An adjective formed from praetor, itself from praeire (“to go before”).Praetor was originally the name for Rome’s highest magistrate, later called consul. The adjective was used in certain special contexts. The cohors praetoria, for example, was the general’s special of this grew the Praetorian Guard of the Empire.

    John Stockwell quotations excerpts from the book The Praetorian Guard by John Stockwell former CIA agent [The Roman praetors were first established in B.C.. They evolved into the Praetorian Guard that came to exercise great power, making and unmaking emperors and allowing political and military action outside of the law.   Read "The Last Roman (The Praetorian Series - Book I)" by Edward Crichton available from Rakuten Kobo. As war consumes the nations of our world in the year , Navy SEAL Jacob Hunter is sent on a mission to Syria to appre /5(18).

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"This book is a lively and up-to-date history of the Praetorian Guard, the anti-coup divisions of the Roman emperors from Augustus to Constantine. De la Bédoyère tells their story with clarity and panache, and his book can be most warmly recommended both to aspiring tyrants and the ordinary armchair historian."—Peter Thonemann, Sunday Times/5(30).

Just finished the 11th book in Simon Scarrows Eagle series detailing the lives of two Roman soldiers, Macro and Cato. In the first book, Under the Eagle, Marco was a Centurion and Cato a new Optio (similar to a second lieutenant in todays Army) that was to be hisin The Praetorian, after a series of adventures in Gaul, Britain, Israel, and Egypt in the preceding novels /5.

The Last Roman (The Praetorian Series Book 1) - Kindle edition by Crichton, Edward. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Last Roman (The Praetorian Series Book 1)/5(). Praetorian is the story of an English plot to kill Rommel in the African desert in the early part of WWII, and is set from to The majority of the novel is beautifully written, and has a romantic involvement interspersed with the events This is a very long book, and I loved it until the ending, which was disappointing to me/5.

At first glance, the book appears dense and intimidating—with its broad cast of characters and ample appendices—but de la Bédoyère’s account reads more like an epic military drama than a textbook. The author brings to life stories like the multiple assassination attempts carried out on the insane emperor Commodus by his Praetorian prefect.

Praetorian, Book 1 By: SJA Turney Narrated by: Piers Hampton Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins Unabridged Overall out of 5 stars 36 Performance. Praetorian: The Rise and Fall of Rome’s Imperial Bodyguard, by Guy de la Bédoyère, Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn.,$ A history of the Roman Praetorian Guard from its beginning through its disbanding by Constantine, this volume centers on the unit’s formation, role, structure, conditions, deployment, leadership and, most important, the part it played within the larger.

The central thesis of this book is that the roman empire was from its outset a military dictatorship, and that the true seat of military power lay in the hands of the praetorian guard. Unfortunately the author is robbed of a lot of power to slam this belief home by the lack of sources at crucial points in the story of rome, particularly when.

The Praetorian Guard (Latin: cohortes praetoriae) was an elite unit of the Imperial Roman army whose members served as personal bodyguards and intelligence for the Roman the era of the Roman Republic, the Praetorians served as a small escort force for high-ranking officials such as senators or provincial governors like procurators, and also serving as bodyguards for high.

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It’s a routine mission for a. From Book 1: Promoted to the elite Praetorian Guard in the thick of battle, a young legionary is thrust into a seedy world of imperial politics and corruption. Tasked with uncovering a plot against the newly-crowned emperor Commodus, his mission takes him from the cold Danubian border all the way to the heart of Rome, the villa of the emperor’s scheming sister, and the great Colosseum.5/5.

"This book is a lively and up-to-date history of the Praetorian Guard, the anti-coup divisions of the Roman emperors from Augustus to Constantine. De la Bédoyère tells their story with clarity and panache, and his book can be most warmly recommended both to aspiring tyrants and the ordinary armchair historian."—Peter Thonemann, Sunday Times.

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Praetorian, Book 1 By: SJA Turney Narrated by: Piers Hampton Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins Unabridged Overall out of 5 stars 68 Performance.

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Essential reading for fans of Bernard Cornwell and Conn Iggulden. AD Legionaries Cato and Macro have forged a bond that has survived war, rebellion and torture.5/5(1).Praetorian of Dorn: Book 39 A Horus Heresy novel As the first assault on the Solar System begins, the strength of the Imperial Fists and the seemingly impregnable fastness they have built is tested at last.