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Ace, May 2002, 22.95, 366 pp. ISBN 0441009336 Rome and Carthage went to war three times with Rome defeating her enemy the first and third time but in the second Punic war, the armies led by Hannibal won heavy victories against her enemy. Rome had to rebuild her army to finally crush Carthage. On an alternate Earth, in the second Punic war, Carthage is poised at the gates of the city of Rome, ready to destroy the city if the Romans don't sur...
SPQR V111: The River God's Vengeance
Dunne, Jan 2004, 23.95, 288 pp. ISBN 0312323190 In the City of Rome, Decius Caecilius Metellus assumed the aedilship. This office has no perks, is very expensive for the incumbent, and is very necessary if a citizen wants to rise high in the political system. The aedile has to make sure the sewers and drains are in working order, make sure the building contractors are kept honest, and inspect the brothels, the one bonus in the job. When a ne...
The Seven Hills
Ace, Mar 2005, 23.95, 352 pp. ISBN: 0441012450 On an alternate earth, Hannibal gave the Romans a chance to surrender and go into exile or he would destroy the city. Most chose exile traveling beyond the Alps to create a new empire, Rome Norricum. They conquered the Gaul, Franks, and Germans; and over a century later they took back Rome. The Romans control all of mainland Italy and look forward to regaining Sicily from Shofet Hamilcar, a desc...
The Tribune's Curse
Dunne, March 2003, 22.95, 224 pp. ISBN 0312304898 After fighting the Gauls for a year under Julius Caesar, Decius Cecilius Metellus, the black sheep of the powerful and wealthy Metellus clan, is glad to be home again in his beloved Rome. Married to Caesar's niece Julia and running for political office that could lead to bigger and more powerful positions, Decius is a very happy man. The populace is not in favor of Tribune Marcus Licinus Craessu...
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