History Creator / RosemarySutcliff

27th May '16 2:14:22 AM alchixinren
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** ''Song for a Dark Queen'': the Roman conquest of Britain and the Boudiccan rebellion.

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** ''Song for a Dark Queen'': the Roman conquest of Britain and the Boudiccan rebellion.rebellion of [[UsefulNotes/{{Boudica}} Boudicca]].



** ''Song for a Dark Queen'': Boudicca

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** ''Song for a Dark Queen'': Boudicca [[UsefulNotes/{{Boudica}} Boudicca]]



20s-61 CE. Boudicca, young queen of the Iceni, eventually makes her peace with her bitterly-resented requirement of a male chieftain and a [[ArrangedMarriage political marriage]]. But when the Roman authorities plan to annex her entire kingdom, she leads the British tribes [[KillEmAll in a bloody uprising]].

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20s-61 CE. Boudicca, [[UsefulNotes/{{Boudica}} Boudicca]], young queen of the Iceni, eventually makes her peace with her bitterly-resented requirement of a male chieftain and a [[ArrangedMarriage political marriage]]. But when the Roman authorities plan to annex her entire kingdom, she leads the British tribes [[KillEmAll in a bloody uprising]].
6th May '16 2:07:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* HandsomeDevil: The [[HotGuysAreBastards beautiful]], [[BlondGuysAreEvil golden]], charming Glaucus takes over ownership of Beric from his father in order to spite his sister Lucilla and persecute Beric for refusing to help him cheat his father over a horse. They tacitly loathe each other, and Glaucus forces Beric to use a slave name and plans to sell him to the mines.
3rd May '16 10:16:11 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* MosesInTheBullrushes: Complete with OrphansPlotTrinket, in order to escape HumanSacrifice. He is HappilyAdopted by a MamaBear and PapaWolf.

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* MosesInTheBullrushes: MosesInTheBulrushes: Complete with OrphansPlotTrinket, in order to escape HumanSacrifice. He is HappilyAdopted by a MamaBear and PapaWolf.
3rd May '16 7:50:29 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* MosesInTheBullrushes: Brychan was a DoorstopBaby. The titular dagger is his OrphansPlotTrinket, which combined with his DistinguishingMark leads to the revelation of his parentage.

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* MosesInTheBullrushes: MosesInTheBulrushes: Brychan was a DoorstopBaby. The titular dagger is his OrphansPlotTrinket, which combined with his DistinguishingMark leads to the revelation of his parentage.
8th Jan '16 10:23:54 AM Berrenta
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** The {{Galley Slave}}s in ''Outcast'' owe more to ''Literature/BenHur'' than to history.

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** The {{Galley Slave}}s galley slaves in ''Outcast'' owe more to ''Literature/BenHur'' than to history.
8th Jan '16 10:21:21 AM Berrenta
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* GalleySlave: Beric spends two years in the army's Rhenus fleet, chained to a rowing bench alongside his oar-mate Jason.



* MadeASlave: Beric is duped by a crew of slave-traders, sold to a merchant in Rome, and bought by a well-to-do Roman family. When he runs away from them, he's caught in the company of a robber band and sentenced to become a GalleySlave.

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* MadeASlave: Beric is duped by a crew of slave-traders, sold to a merchant in Rome, and bought by a well-to-do Roman family. When he runs away from them, he's caught in the company of a robber band and sentenced to become a GalleySlave.SlaveGalley.



* TraumaCongaLine: Virtually every terrible thing than could happen to Beric happens: His parents die in a shipwreck, other children harass him for being Roman, his father's enemies [[PersonaNonGrata make him a scapegoat and get him exiled]], he is kidnapped and enslaved, bought by a venal master, given to a worse one with a grudge against him, helps his only friends leave him forever, gets caught and arrested as a bandit, is sent to be a GalleySlave, has his only friend die, gets beaten and thrown overboard, and finds out his rescuers hoped he was someone else. On the other hand, he never quite dies, either.

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* TraumaCongaLine: Virtually every terrible thing than could happen to Beric happens: His parents die in a shipwreck, other children harass him for being Roman, his father's enemies [[PersonaNonGrata make him a scapegoat and get him exiled]], he is kidnapped and enslaved, bought by a venal master, given to a worse one with a grudge against him, helps his only friends leave him forever, gets caught and arrested as a bandit, is sent to be a GalleySlave, SlaveGalley, has his only friend die, gets beaten and thrown overboard, and finds out his rescuers hoped he was someone else. On the other hand, he never quite dies, either.


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* SlaveGalley: Beric spends two years in the army's Rhenus fleet, chained to a rowing bench alongside his oar-mate Jason.
1st Nov '15 6:58:33 PM nombretomado
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The colonization of Roman Britain (or Norman England) and the crumbling of the Roman Empire evoke UsefulNotes/TheBritishEmpire, particularly TheRaj, to the point of anachronism. Most of these novels were written during the dismantling of the British Empire and following in the footsteps of Creator/RudyardKipling.

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: The colonization of Roman Britain (or Norman England) and the crumbling of the Roman Empire evoke UsefulNotes/TheBritishEmpire, particularly TheRaj, UsefulNotes/TheRaj, to the point of anachronism. Most of these novels were written during the dismantling of the British Empire and following in the footsteps of Creator/RudyardKipling.
26th Sep '15 4:16:04 PM nombretomado
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Greece, 412 BCE. A young Athenian runner [[NotSoDifferent befriends]] his [[WorthyOpponent Spartan competitor]] at the OlympicGames in the middle of UsefulNotes/ThePeloponnesianWar.

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Greece, 412 BCE. A young Athenian runner [[NotSoDifferent befriends]] his [[WorthyOpponent Spartan competitor]] at the OlympicGames UsefulNotes/OlympicGames in the middle of UsefulNotes/ThePeloponnesianWar.
20th Sep '15 5:35:43 PM nombretomado
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NapoleonicWars. Thomas Keith, a Scottish prisoner of war, is befriended by Tussun, son of the governor of Egypt, and serves them through a deadly power struggle in their court and a war in Arabia, rising to become governor of Medina.

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NapoleonicWars.UsefulNotes/TheNapoleonicWars. Thomas Keith, a Scottish prisoner of war, is befriended by Tussun, son of the governor of Egypt, and serves them through a deadly power struggle in their court and a war in Arabia, rising to become governor of Medina.
19th Sep '15 3:34:49 AM Morgenthaler
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Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-1992) was a British writer of YoungAdult HistoricalFiction, who published some fifty books between 1950 and 1997. She is best-known for her novels set in Roman Britain, particularly ''[[Literature/TheEagleOfTheNinth The Eagle of the Ninth]]''. She was awarded Commander of the British Empire for her services to children's literature.

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Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-1992) was a British writer of YoungAdult HistoricalFiction, who published some fifty books between 1950 and 1997. She is best-known for her novels set in Roman Britain, particularly ''[[Literature/TheEagleOfTheNinth The Eagle of the Ninth]]''.''Literature/TheEagleOfTheNinth''. She was awarded Commander of the British Empire for her services to children's literature.



She published her first books, ''The Chronicles of Robin Hood'' and ''The Queen Elizabeth Story'', with Oxford University Press in 1950. They were followed by three more novels before her breakout bestseller ''[[Literature/TheEagleOfTheNinth The Eagle of the Ninth]]'', which as SchoolStudyMedia became the TropeCodifier of the LostRomanLegion for generations of children, and has inspired several adaptations including the 2011 film ''Film/TheEagle''. It was eventually followed by seven loosely linked sequels sometimes known as "The Eagle of the Ninth Chronicles" or "the Dolphin Ring series", after the signet ring [[GenerationalSaga passed down through the generations]] of a Roman British family.

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She published her first books, ''The Chronicles of Robin Hood'' and ''The Queen Elizabeth Story'', with Oxford University Press in 1950. They were followed by three more novels before her breakout bestseller ''[[Literature/TheEagleOfTheNinth The Eagle of the Ninth]]'', ''Literature/TheEagleOfTheNinth'', which as SchoolStudyMedia became the TropeCodifier of the LostRomanLegion for generations of children, and has inspired several adaptations including the 2011 film ''Film/TheEagle''. It was eventually followed by seven loosely linked sequels sometimes known as "The Eagle of the Ninth Chronicles" or "the Dolphin Ring series", after the signet ring [[GenerationalSaga passed down through the generations]] of a Roman British family.



** ''{{The Eagle of the Ninth}}'': Cub, the tame wolf pup caught by Esca.

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** ''{{The ''Literature/{{The Eagle of the Ninth}}'': Cub, the tame wolf pup caught by Esca.



** ''{{The Eagle of the Ninth}}'': Marcus and Cottia, who is [[SheIsAllGrownUp All Grown Up]].

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** ''{{The ''Literature/{{The Eagle of the Ninth}}'': Marcus and Cottia, who is [[SheIsAllGrownUp All Grown Up]].
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