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Getorix: Games of the Underworld Judith Geary

Getorix: Games of the Underworld

Judith Geary

Published January 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781932158892
Paperback
246 pages
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Raiders clad only in blue paint and Celtic helmets strike in the heart of Romes wealthiest households - at a monument to a Roman victory over the Celts. Lucius Lutatius, son of the Roman general, is taken prisoner and the bulls head device found atMoreRaiders clad only in blue paint and Celtic helmets strike in the heart of Romes wealthiest households - at a monument to a Roman victory over the Celts. Lucius Lutatius, son of the Roman general, is taken prisoner and the bulls head device found at the scene points to involvement by Getorix, son of the defeated Celtic leader. Getorix, aided by two slaves from the Lutatius household and an old druid, must rescue Lucius from the raiders, then save him from members of his own family if Getorix is to fulfill his vow to honor his father with a sacrifice in his homeland.Based on the historical events of 100 BCE. The time, after the Roman victories at the battles of Aquae Sextiae and Vercellae, at the beginning of Gaius Marius sixth term as consul, marked the pivot point between the Roman Republic and the Empire.