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pirate from Rome.

John Van Duyn Southworth

pirate from Rome.

by John Van Duyn Southworth

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S7282 Pi
The Physical Object
Pagination376 p.
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5951406M
LC Control Number65024314
OCLC/WorldCa1465957

History of famous pirates and piracy. Piracy is an act of robbery, criminal violence of other war-like acts that are committed at the sea by private parties that are not affiliated with any government. This term does not describe the crimes that are for instance committed by passengers on one single ship, but it refers to the raids of organized criminal groups across the sea, shore, land and air. Yet not all those whom the ancient sources called pirates were mere armed robbers using ships. The term `pirate' was a useful label which could be applied to political opponents in order to illegitimise them. Suppression of piracy was also used from time to time by Greek city-states as a justification for acts of imperialism. [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED].

Pirate adventures › Stories of daring raids and terrifying attacks on gold-laden ships are popular pirate tales. Pirate adventures › Pirate women › Many women became pirates for a life of adventure and the lure of wealth. Pirate women › How pirates were punished › A cruel fate awaited any pirates .   One the earliest recorded female pirates was actually a pirate queen. Once her husband Agron died in BC, Teuta of Illyria became queen regent, .

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Pirate from Rome by John Van Duyn Southworth Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Southworth accomplishes an amazing feat: his book gives a voice to one of history's largely forgotten groups of losers, the pirates who preyed upon Mediterranean sea borne commerce (and especially Roman merchant shipping) during the first century BCE.

The "winners" of this era--the Romans--also play their roles here.5/5(3). Book to Screen In the News Video Interviews Fully Booked Podcast. Kirkus Prize. Winners & Finalists. General Information. About the Kirkus Prize Kirkus Prize Judges. Magazine.

Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since À The Pirate from Rome ð Download by Ú John V.D. Southworth The story is pretty good in its own right, although somewhat slow mov /5(). The Pirate From Rome.

New York: Crown, First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good- / Very Good. Item # Hardcover. Very good- in very good- jacket in protective mylar. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Pirates -- Rome -- Fiction.

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