The Tarantine War
  • Length:
    8 Books
  • First:
    August 2013
  • Latest:
    August 2013

Series List in Order

Order Book Genre Date Rating
1 (e) Historical / H 0 Buy
2 (e) Historical / H 0 Buy
3 (e) Historical / H 0 Buy
4 (e) Historical / H 0 Buy
5 (e) Historical / H 0 Buy
6 (e) Historical / H 0 Buy
7 (e) Historical / H 0 Buy
8 (e) Historical / H 0 Buy

Book Descriptions for series: Crucible of Empire


  • Book - 1

    The Epic Third Century BC Struggle for Supremacy in the West.In Italy, the Greek city of Taras has resolved to resist Roman encroachment. The warlord, Pyrrhus, King of Epirus, will lead their forces but what are his motives? With war in Italy imminen...



  • Book - 2

    The Epic Third Century BC Struggle for Supremacy in the West.Denied a decisive victory by Rome’s defensive tactics, Pyrrhus despatches Hieron to conclude an alliance with Syracuse and its allied Greek cities. Having landed his army in Sicily, Pyrrh...



  • Book - 3

    The Epic Third Century BC Struggle for Supremacy in the West.Denied a decisive victory by Rome’s defensive tactics, Pyrrhus despatches Hieron to conclude an alliance with Syracuse and its allied Greek cities. Having landed his army in Sicily, Pyrrh...



  • Book - 4

    The Epic Third Century BC Struggle for Supremacy in the West.Pyrrhus, King of Epirus, King of Macedonia! Now he must eliminate all remaining contenders for his new throne.Embittered by his loveless marriage Cleonymus, the Spartan, joins Pyrrhus in th...



  • Book - 5

    The Epic Third Century BC Struggle for Supremacy in the West.The Mamertines’ machinations having plunged the western Mediterranean into war, led by Appius Claudius Caudex – confidently crosses into Sicily. Deserted by its Syracusan ally, King Hie...



  • Book - 6

    The Epic Third Century BC Struggle for Supremacy in the West.Forced by the Treaty of Catulus to evacuate its troops from Sicily to Africa, Punic duplicity over payment of its mercenaries provokes a rebellion that rapidly escalates into war. Torn by i...



  • Book - 7

    The Epic Third Century BC Struggle for Supremacy in the West.Having harnessed the silver and the fierce tribes of Spain to his cause and with the support of Carthage, Hannibal launches his assault on the Spanish city of Saguntum, thereby provoking th...



  • Book - 8

    The Epic Third Century BC Struggle for Supremacy in the West.Having harnessed the silver and the fierce tribes of Spain to his cause and with the support of Carthage, Hannibal launches his assault on the Spanish city of Saguntum, thereby provoking th...