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roman army disappearing in england


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Initial post: 26 Nov 2011 18:14:58 GMT
J. Ferguson says:
anyone know the name of a book about the roman army who marched up north in england and disappeared

Posted on 6 Dec 2011 15:02:35 GMT
Ben Kane says:
The Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff concerns that story, although it's not the main part of the tale.
(The whole story of the Ninth Legion disappearing is conjecture, by the way. See livius dot org for a balanced debate about it, or the article by D.B. Campbell in an issue of Ancient Warfare magazine last year.

Posted on 6 Dec 2011 15:09:56 GMT
Ben Kane says:
I believe there's a self-published book out there about the exact topic too - The Last Free Men it's called.
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