Lantern Bearers, The

Lantern Bearers, The


Threatened by a tide of invaders, the last of the Roman Auxiliaries are to leave Britain forever. But Aquila, a young legionnaire, chooses to stay behind, in order to join the fight to save his native land.

Author: Sutcliff, Rosemary

Language: English | Copyright: None

Vocabulary Words

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  • colonnade
  • chequered
  • postern
  • torchlit
  • signet
  • afterglow
  • basilica
  • shoreward
  • gleaning
  • headstall

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