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Lists with This Book. Martin’s Press in Suetonius is certainly a more lively read than Livy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Imperii sets himself a Herculean task I received an early review copy of this book through Library Thing.

Nowhere near as good as Roma. The stories are much more sharply drawn and I liked this book better than the first. I wonder if this was because the historical record for this period is pretty well developed.

Empire: the Novel of Imperial Rome

Jun 20, Elizabeth Kennedy rated it it was amazing Shelves: I have a bit of a bias towards Hadrian, but Saylor also did a fine job impfrio the erudite, introspective, and insecure monument-building Emperor. Set up a giveaway. Na continuacao de Roma, Steven Saylor revive a Roma Antiga em um romance sobre uma cidade e um povo que ate hoje permanecem vivos na memoria.

There’s Lucius, an augur and a friend of Claudius, exiled to Egypt by Tiberius; there are his identical twin sons Titus and Kaeso, who had the misfortune of returning to Rome during the reign of Caligula, prospering under Claudius and befriending Nero.

He invents a family and follows them through several generations, using their lives to describe the rulers, history, religious beliefs and morals of the time.


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Ditto the building scenes in the fourth chapter as Marcus Pinarius helps build Trajan’s Column and renovate the Pantheon. Many historical figures make cameo apearances, such as Suetonious, Seneca, and many other.

I visited Rome for the first time this year with my daughter and was amazed at how comfortable I felt moving around the city and envisioning it in different periods. He has appeared as an on-air expert on Roman history and life on The History Channel. Roma Empire Apart from the exposition, ssaylor thing that bothered me a bit was the modernisation of the emperors’ imperii.

This is a condensed version of a review posted on my blog. Saylor mixed historical facts with the storyline of a fictional family that is associated with the various empires over the decades. The novel’s major strength, however, as in Roma, was the city of Rome itself. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

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Empire follows on from the earlier novel, with a small gap less than that between some of the individual chapters which make up the story. I realize that by this time in Rome’s history that the Republic’s disapproval of homosexuality had changed to widespread acceptance, but I got a bit tired of reading about bea I enjoyed the Gordianus the Finder books by Mr.

I also enjoyed all the crazy depictions of the Roman emperors, but also appreciated how Saylor invoked the absolute terror living under such ikperio could instill in their subjects. What made Roma work is that it was really a compilation of short kmperio.


Once the Republic ended and Empire began the story of Rome largely becomes the story of the Emperors – their failings, their successes, their digressions and so on. I realize that by this time in Rome’s history that the Republic’s disapproval of homosexuality had changed to widespread acceptance, but I got a bit tired of reading about beautiful boys.

I gave it a ” I enjoy Steven Saylor’s books about Rome and ancient history and this was no exception.

I thought this book was fascinating, just like the first one. E nesse periodo que Steven Saylor constroi sua fascinante saga, na qual os integrantes dessa familia servem a diversos imperadores tentando sobreviver as maquinacoes mortais da politica da Roma Antiga.

An arsonist was made to strap on wings in imitation of Daedalus, ascend a high platform, and then leap off; the wings actually carried him aloft for a short distance, a remarkable sight, until he plunged into an enclosure full of bears and was torn to pieces.

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Um deles fica encantado por Nero e outro se torna integrante do estranho novo culto chamado cristianismo. The main character is the Roman sleuth Gordianus the Finder.

Martin’s Press first published January 1st David Whitehurst marked it as to-read Salyor 21, The remaining three chapters are much longer and Saylor does a better job of developing the characters, both his fictional and historic ones.