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The atrocities of the war and the heroism of each soldier are told by the syrian girl abira, who leaves her home to follow the greek soldier xeno. Manfredis books have been translated into several languages. He has written numerous historical books with fictional characters. Married to christine fedderson manfredi, he lives in a small town near bologna with his two children. The writer, valerio manfredi, is an expert italian university professor and archaeologist who writes quite well ancient mediterrean history, be it on rome, egypt, greece and persia. Valerio massimo manfredi books and biography waterstones. They have two children and live in a small town near bologna. According to herodotus, not all of the three hundred spartan warriors perished during the battle of thermopylae. Spartan ebook by valerio massimo manfredi 97814472134. Manfredi is professor of classical archaeology in the luigi bocconi university of milan and has taken part in several expeditions and excavations in italy and abroad. The lost army by valerio massimo manfredi in a seemingly impossible venture, the mighty alexander and his men storm persian fortresses and harbours, crippling king dariuss domain. The alexandros book series by valerio massimo manfredi includes books alexander. From the bestselling author of the last legion the 4th. Published october 3rd by macmillan first published november politically sensitive, the army becomes a liability when cyrus is killed in a battle which the army won.
Valerio massimo manfredis the last legion opens on the day that the western roman empire collapses finally in 470ad, as the last emperor of rome is encamped and protected by the nova invicta legion. Books by valerio massimo manfredi author of alexander. He was born in piumazzo di castelfranco emilia, province of modena and is married to christine fedderson manfredi, who translates his published works from italian to english. Getting lost the first day of basic training was only the beginning of the misadventures of private hise, who never really wanted to be a killer, as the army so specifically described his mission. The lost army by valerio massimo manfredi paperback book.
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Click download or read online button to get the army of the lost book now. Valerio massimo manfredi born 8 march 1942 is an italian historian, writer, essayist, archaeologist and journalist. She was the mistress of xenophon, a general in the vast army of ten thousand greek mercenaries from virtually every greek city state that was employed by cyrus the younger, in his quest to seize the throne of persia from his brother, artaxerxes ii. Larmata perduta di valerio massimo manfredi, recensione. He has published ten works of fiction, including the alexander trilogy, which has been translated into twentyfour languages in thirtyeight countries. The elder son, brithos, is raised in the caste of the warriors, while the other, talos, is spared a cruel death and is raised by a helot shepherd, among the peasants. A second volume in a historical trilogy based ont he life of alexander the great follows the legendary macedonian leader in his passionate pursuit of world conquest, defeating the persians, under the leadership of memnon, with whom he competes not only for military supremacy, but also for the love of memnons beautiful wife, barsine. The last legion by valerio massimo manfredi book resume.
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