"The Roman Empire never ell. Riven by political ambition and internal dissent, thrown into turmoil by rebellion and civil war, it changed and adapted. The balance of power between Constantinopolis in the east and Roma in the west ebbed and flowed, but the Empire survived. The events of the Empire, from the cataclysmic to the mundane, are memorably described by those whose lived through them : the military hero forced to seize his destiny ; the British aristocrat witnessing the bloody destruction of the royal family ; the children who discover the last emperor, and many others are all vividly described. Accomplished and ambitious, Roma Eterna is a brilliant and thought-provoking exploration of more than fifteen hundred years of Roman history.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JohnFair - LibraryThing
Although this is called a novel, it's actually a collection of stories charting the history of a roman empire that never fell - the point of departure is the destruction of the Jews in their Egyptian ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - uvula_fr_b4 - LibraryThing
A "fix-up" novel comprised of previously published short stories, novellas and novelettes -- the only new piece here is the four-paged prologue -- Roma Eterna is an alternate history based on the ... Read full review