(From the publisher):
476 a.d.: The Roman Empire, riddled with corruption and staggered by centuries of barbarian onslaughts, now faces its greatest challengenot only to its wealth and prestige, but to its very existence.
the legacy of Attila--once thought destroyed on the battlefield--emerges again to defy the power of the Western World.
In this powerful saga of Roman warfare, the sons of Attila’s great officers wage battle with one another as the dramatic confrontation between Rome’s last emperor and Rome’s barbarian conqueror leads to the thrilling dénouement that becomes the fall of a mighty empire.
Pulsing with intrigue, saturated with historical detail, The Fall of Rome brings readers to new places—-pressed into the trenches as catapult bolts fly overhead, lurking within the palace where betrayal is plotted, imprisoned in a tower stronghold where an emperor turns mad.
Original title: The Fall of Rome
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ Ancient World (Greece, Rome, etc)→ Rome