Red Sea Escape: Caesarion Lives!

Red Sea Escape: Caesarion Lives!



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In Red Sea Escape, the mystery of the fate of Cleopatra and Caesarion’s son is revealed! Red Sea Escape is the swashbuckling tale of Caesarion’s flight from Egypt just days before Emperor Octavian conquers Alexandria.

Red Sea Escape is told by Hiro Nearchus, a trusted captain in Cleopatra’s navy. Mobareek, the master shipbuilder, and Galen, the physician, join Hiro on his quest to keep his promise to Cleopatra to get Caesarion to safety. These three men teach Caesarion and his friends what it means to be a leader, warrior and protector. Their courage, ingenuity and resourcefulness are pressed to their limits as they sail their ships, Sorceress and Sword-Of-The-Sea, through danger, deception and intrigue.

A riveting narrative of boys becoming men, Red Sea Escape brims with historical, nautical and natural detail. Anyone who loves the sea and the beauty of its clear star-filled nights will find himself onboard with Caesarion and his guardians as they sail into safety and a new life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634928755
Publisher: Inc
Publication date: 12/10/2017
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Born in 1932 in Cairo, Egypt, Adham Safwat rejected the formality of the legal training that his father had hoped he would pursue and instead spent many years exploring the beauty of the Red Sea and its then-rich coral and marine life. His adventures brought him closer to the fishermen and sailors of the Red Sea, and he learned about their ancient craft of navigating the waters of that great body of water. It was during this time that he also discovered his other passions, Roman and Arabic military history and astronomy. Safwat loved the sea and its lore and believed that every child should experience its wonder and majesty. He brought his family to the sea often and passed on his experiences to them and numerous friends. Safwat and his wife, Amira, currently reside in Glen Allen, Virginia.

Table of Contents


CHAPTER 1: The Harbor Lights of Alexandria

CHAPTER 2: The River

CHAPTER 3: The Pyramids

CHAPTER 4: The Desert

CHAPTER 5: The Caravan

CHAPTER 6: Crossing the Red Sea

CHAPTER 7: The Springs of Moses

CHAPTER 8: The Fish Eaters

CHAPTER 9: Myos Hormos

CHAPTER 10: The Sorceress and the Sword

CHAPTER 11: Cape Berenice

CHAPTER 12: Gebal Elba

CHAPTER 13: Korna, Korna

CHAPTER 14: Bab-El-Mandeb

CHAPTER 15: Al-Mokalla

CHAPTER 16: Paradesios

CHAPTER 17: The Storm

CHAPTER 18: Altair

CHAPTER 19: Serendib

CHAPTER 20: The Black Stone

CHAPTER 21: Elephants and Ivory

CHAPTER 22: Dirge for the Dead

CHAPTER 23: Sati

CHAPTER 24: Atoll of Pearls

CHAPTER 25: In the Valley of Ostriches

CHAPTER 26: The Falcon

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