The First Century: Emperors, Gods, and Everyman

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HarperCollins, 1990 - History - 402 pages
4 Reviews
The dawn of the first century saw Rome ascend to its fullest glory, Christian missionaries reaching India, the building of the pyramids in Mexico, and Buddhism being welcomed at the Chinese imperial court. William Klingman has written this engrossing history of the major events and people at the time of Jesus, the Roman Empire, and the Han Dynasty. Illustrated.

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Review: The First Century: Emperors, Gods and Everyman

User Review  - Shawn Thrasher - Goodreads

This felt like Klingaman wrote three books - one on Rome, one on Judea, and another on China - dismantled them, and then reassembled them as one book, but without any transition. At least Judea and ... Read full review

Review: The First Century: Emperors, Gods and Everyman

User Review  - Redsteve - Goodreads

Plugged as "Emperors, Gods and Everyman", this book has a distinct lack of "everyman". While this is a decent popular history book with an interesting slant (it runs parallel chapters on the Roman ... Read full review

Contents

PROLOGUE The King of the Jews
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Rome and Rhodes 14 c e
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Germany and Illyricum 49 c e
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