Posts tagged with 'Rome'

The Roman Army Chain of Command

Posted on October 15, 2014, tagged Roman Army, Rome, Simon Scarrow, cato and macro, chain of command, history

In this piece, first published in The Eagle and the Wolves, Simon explains the organisation of the Roman Army… The Second Legion, the ‘home’ of Macro and Cato, comprised some five and a half thousand men. The basic unit was the century of eighty men …

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Archive Author Note: THE LEGION

Posted on October 11, 2014, tagged Author Note, Rome, Simon Scarrow, The Legion, cato and macro, historical fiction

In this note, Simon looks at the history that inspired Cato and Macro’s tenth adventure, The Legion… The Roman province of Egypt was one of the most vital assets of the empire. Rome had been interested in Egypt long before Octavian (who later adopted …

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BROTHERS IN BLOOD – OUT NOW!

Posted on October 9, 2014, tagged Rome, Simon Scarrow, brothers in blood, cato and macro, historical fiction

The wait is finally over: BROTHERS IN BLOOD is out now! The latest Cato and Macro adventure sees our heroes defending the Roman Empire’s conquest of Britannia from a threat from within… A messenger on the streets of Rome has been intercepted and tort …

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Sneak peek: BROTHERS IN BLOOD

Posted on September 27, 2014, tagged Rome, Simon Scarrow, brothers in blood, cato and macro, historical fiction

Excited for the new Cato and Macro adventure? Here’s something to whet your appetite even further, as we take an exclusive look at a scene from Brothers in Blood in which a very fired-up Macro is about to lead his men into battle… The ache in Macro’s …

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Archive Interview: A Q&A from PRAETORIAN

Posted on September 16, 2014, tagged Cato, Macro, Praetorian, Rome, Simon Scarrow, historical fiction, interview

In this interview, Simon discusses one of his previous Cato and Macro adventures: PRAETORIAN… How do you begin your research for each book? What discovery particularly surprised you in the course of your research for Praetorian? The starting place for …

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Cover reveal: BROTHERS IN BLOOD

Posted on August 20, 2014, tagged Rome, Simon Scarrow, brothers in blood, historical fiction, new books

The new Cato and Macro novel, BROTHERS IN BLOOD, is coming soon… Available in hardback and ebook from the 9th of October.

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