The list author says: "My name is Lindsay Powell and for the last 20 or so years I have been researching and publishing papers on the Roman Army. I am currently writing the sequel to my first book set in the Roman era. For details look up my name here on Amazon or see http://www.lindsay-powell.com. These are some of the books that I have enjoyed as a reader and researcher, and which I would wholeheartedly recommend to fellow enthusiasts."
"Alec Guiness and Christopher Plummer really do look like the historical father and son team, M. Aurelius and Commodus respectively. Best line: "the omens are bad, Caesar, I could not find it's heart"."