The Resource The death of kings, Conn Iggulden, (electronic resource)

The death of kings, Conn Iggulden, (electronic resource)

Label
The death of kings
Title
The death of kings
Statement of responsibility
Conn Iggulden
Title variation
Death of kings
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Language
eng
Summary
In a sparsely settled region of North Africa, a band of disheveled soldiers turn their eyes toward one man among them: their leader, Julius Caesar. The soldiers are Roman legionaries. And their quarry is a band of pirates who dared to kidnap Julius Caesar for ransom. Now, as Caesar exacts his revenge and builds a legend far from Rome, his friend Marcus Brutus is fighting battles of another sort, rising to power in the wake of the assassination of a dictator. Once, Brutus and Caesar were as close as brothers, devoted to the same ideals and attracted to the same forbidden woman. Now they will be united again by a shock wave from the north, where a gladiator named Spartacus is building an army of seventy thousand slaves to fight a cataclysmic battle against Rome itself
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The young Caesar must overcome enemies on land and at sea to become a battle-hardened leader. Forced to flee Rome, Julius Caesar is serving on board a war galley in the dangerous waters of the Mediterranean and rapidly gaining a fearsome reputation. But no sooner has he had a memorable victory than his ship is captured by pirates and he is held to ransom. Abandoned on the North African coast after months of captivity, he gathers a group of recruits that he will eventually forge into a unit powerful enough to gain vengeance on his captors and suppress a new uprising in Greece. Returning to Rome as a hero, Caesar is reunited with his boyhood companion Brutus. But soon the friends are called upon to fight when a new crisis threatens to overwhelm the city - in the form of a rebellious gladiator named Spartacus
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Audio
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technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10077574
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Iggulden, Conn
Dewey number
813
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Robert Glenister
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Glenister, Robert
  • hoopla digital
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True
Series statement
Emperor series
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Romans
  • Generals
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Africa, North
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The death of kings, Conn Iggulden, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11397883
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 57 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780792775072
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11397883
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The death of kings, Conn Iggulden, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11397883
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 57 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792775072
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11397883
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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