Lords of the World
by Alfred John Church
Publisher: Blackie & Son ltd. 1898
Number of pages: 384
The year 146 B.C. was an annus mirabilis in the development of Roman dominion. I have attempted in this story to group some picturesque incidents round the person of a young Greek who struggles in vain to resist the destiny of the conquering race.
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