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It's A.D. 79 and an old man, Lucius Quintus Claudianus, has been abandoned in a villa outside Herculaneum. As the eruption of Vesuvius builds to its devastating climax, Lucius writes the story of his life, including the part he played seventy years before when three entire legions were caught and massacred in the German forests.
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter Books, c2008
ISBN: 9781554701124
Branch Call Number: YA FIC Wilso 3558ya 1
Characteristics: 279 p. :,map


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anoudconda Apr 07, 2009

i felt like it was a sketh through

samdog123 Mar 29, 2009

Lucius, former soldier in the Roman legion, writes about his war adventures in Germania as Mount Vesuvius prepares to errupt. The battle descriptions are fabulous, but meant for a more mature junior reader or teen.

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