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The Eagle of the Ninth

Item #: 30074 

Rosemary Sutcliff

ISBN: 9780312644291

In the early second-century A.D., Marcus, along with his best friend and former slave, Esca, begins a quest deep into the northern wilds of Britain and Scotland. Determined to recover the lost eagle standard of his father's Ninth Roman Legion and redeem his family's honor, Marcus also seeks to discover his father's fate and that of the men who mysteriously disappeared under his command. Along the journey, Marcus will discover the true meaning of freedom, friendship, and honor.


Rosemary Sutcliff

ISBN: 9780312644291

The Ninth Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain - and they were never seen again. Four thousand men disappeared and their eagle standard was lost. It's a mystery that's never been solved, until now . . . Marcus has to find out what happened to his father, who led the Legion. So he sets out into the unknown, on a quest so dangerous that nobody expects him to return.

Language Arts


Rebecca Gilleland

ISBN: 9781586096410

Progeny Press study guides help your child develop skills in literary analysis. Introduces concepts such as plot, character development, conflict-resolution, all from a Christian perspective.