Brothers in Blood: out now in paperback!
The latest Cato and Macro adventure invades a bookshop near you today! Brothers in Blood is out now in paperback. AD 52 and the Roman army is on the march in the struggle to conquer Britain. Facing a ruthless enemy, Cato, an army Prefect, and veteran Centurion Macro must also contend with the threat posed […]Read More
Brothers in Blood paperback cover revealed!
With only a few weeks to go until the paperback edition of Brothers in Blood is released, we are delighted to be able to reveal the striking new cover! The paperback is published on March 26th and will be available in supermarkets, bookshops and from all online retailers.Read More
Brothers in Blood: A brief introduction to the Roman Army
Have you read the latest Cato and Macro adventure, Brothers in Blood, yet? Here, Simon outlines the chain of command for the Roman Army in AD52… The Fourteenth Legion, like all legions, comprised five and a half thousand men. The basic unit was the century of eighty men commanded by a centurion. The century was […]Read More
The Roman Army Chain of Command
In this piece, first published in The Eagle and the Wolves, Simon explains the organisation of the Roman Army… The Second Legion, the ‘home’ of Macro and Cato, comprised some five and a half thousand men. The basic unit was the century of eighty men led by a centurion with an optio acting as second […]Read More