A Brief History of the Private Lives of the Roman Emperors

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RUNNING PressBOOK PUBL, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 234 pages
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Rome has too often been depicted as a pinnacle of culture and civilization. The same could not be said for its emperors. Examining the private lives of the Caesars from Julius to Nero, Blond shows how they really lived in stark contrast to traditional perceptions of bold leaders, tyrants and mad men.

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This book touted itself as "history without the boring stuff." You know boring stuff like citations, sources, and in some cases--facts. I don't mind "popular history." I actually enjoy it most of the ... Read full review

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Qwirky book. The author is a fan of history and does a good job pulling together research with his comments. Enjoyed it. Read full review


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About the author (2008)

Antony Blond, a former publisher, now lives in France and is the author of a number of books including Jew Made in England and The World of Simon Raven. He writes regularly for Spectator and Literary Review.

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