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The Eagle of the Ninth

The Eagle of the Ninth, a historical epic by English novelist Rosemary Sutcliff, centers on a Roman Centurion guard named Marcus Flavius Aquila and his travels through Britain in the second century...

Latest answer posted May 30, 2019 2:18 am UTC

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The Eagle of the Ninth

The Eagle of the Ninth (Book One of the Eagle of the Ninth Trilogy, by Rosemary Suttcliff) is a historical novel set in Roman Britain during the early Republic: Sometime about A.D. 117, the Ninth...

Latest answer posted May 27, 2019 7:43 pm UTC

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The Eagle of the Ninth

There isn't enough room to give you a chapter by chapter summary of this book. There are 21 chapters, however the actual adventure begins around chapter 11. Up to that point it is mostly...

Latest answer posted November 29, 2008 11:43 am UTC

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The Eagle of the Ninth

The ring that belonged to the father of Marcus is now in the possession of an old Celtish war lord named Tradui. When Marcus travels past Hadrian's Wall in order to try and refind the eagle of his...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2013 6:31 am UTC

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The Eagle of the Ninth

Marcus is injured defending his fort against marauding Celtic forces.Marcus is a young Roman centurion who has command of a fort on the British frontier in the first century A.D. Rome, seeking to...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2008 6:50 am UTC

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The Eagle of the Ninth

THere are many themes in the novel, the Eagel of the Ninth. They include, interdependence, freedom, self-acceptance, and loyalty. I think that the main theme is self-acceptance. Marcus Flavius...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2007 6:10 am UTC

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The Eagle of the Ninth

When Esca adopts the wolf cub, it is very small, "warm and harshly furry...(with) a scrabble of paws and a thrusting muzzle". It has tiny, sharp teeth, is grey in color, and so young that...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2008 12:49 pm UTC

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The Eagle of the Ninth

The Eagle of the Ninth is the story of Marcus, who is a Roman centurian who is assigned a post in Britain during the first century. Throughout the story, Marcus learns who he is as a person, and...

Latest answer posted May 9, 2008 10:10 am UTC

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The Eagle of the Ninth

Written by English author Rosemary Sutcliff, The Eagle of the Ninth is a historical children’s adventure story set in Roman Britain around 127 AD. It was published in 1954. The novel tells the...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2019 12:25 pm UTC

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The Eagle of the Ninth

The fort at Isca is a neat, ordered Roman structure atop a mountain called Red Mount in first-century Britain, with the "sprawling huddle" of a little town spread below. The fort is...

Latest answer posted February 3, 2008 4:10 pm UTC

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