"Thus died Aurelian, an emperor who was necessary rather than good".
Aurelian had accomplished more in two years than lesser Emperors had in 50. Both The Goths and Germans had been humbled by his ruthless campaigns.
His message was clear: The Roman Empire is omnipotent, know your place or face its might.
But in Syria lay Zenobia, the self proclaimed ‘Queen Of The East’. With a force that rivalled the Roman army, she would not accept annexation quietly.
All the while The Emperors political rivals waited eagerly for the first sign of weakness...
The explosive conclusion to the life of Emperor Aurelian ‘Restorer Of The World’.