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Dec 16, Tammie Painter rated it liked it. I enjoyed the Gordianus the Finder books by Mr.
I recommend this book to anyone who is interested in history or historical fiction, and let me tell that you will not be disappointed. I think it would have been worth following a disreputable bunch of underground religious fanatics who were slowly undermining the foundations of the Empire. Open Preview See a Problem? A temple thief was made to reenact the role of the robber Laureolus, made famous by the ancient plays of Ennius and Naevius; he was nailed to a cross and then subjected to the attack of the bears.
Jun 30, Kristina rated it really liked it Shelves: He was lackluster and just sort of drifted through the book without much personality, a sort of glum presence.
Of course, that is why it might have been nice to see a story about the underground Christian fanatics. Views Read Edit View history. Mar 19, Bonnie rated it liked it. I love reading the Gordianus mysteries and I loved Roma.
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Mar 30, Freyja Vanadis rated it it was ok. He describes them in all their grandeur, benevolence, combative skills, religious beliefs, brutality, quirkiness, perverse sexual proclivities and maliciousness.
Part of the problem was the character Lucius Pinarius. Despite the long period of time the book covers, it still has a flow to it. View all 4 comments. Read more Read less. Saylor touches on a number of themes throughout his stories including freedom of speech and religion, human rights, philosophy, and other high- and low-lights of Roman culture. Folks who are already steeped in the events and historic characters might find the book frustratingly shallow. Ipmerio 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 stevsn reading about beautiful boys.
Of course all through these reigns and family dramas are relationships that go awry or saylorr scandalous, whether with women or men.
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This is a condensed version of a ateven posted on my blog. I gave it a ” I enjoy Steven Saylor’s books about Rome and ancient history and this was no exception. I have enjoyed reading Steven Saylor’s excellent Gordianus, the Finder, series for years and was interested in how well he could transfer his excellent ssaylor to an epic novel. Martin’s Press Publication date. All through these books, you are following the family of Pinarii.
East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Readers also get a surprisingly poignant portrayal of Nero “fiddling” while Rome burns. Empire continues the story of the Pinarius family chronicled in Steven Saylor’s earlier novel Roma which followed the aristocratic family from the founding of Rome through the Republican years.
One of the more interesting ones was Apollonious of Tyana, whom I didn’t know much about. Jun 29, Mr. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Sep 03, Faith Justice rated it liked it Shelves: David Whitehurst marked it as to-read Dec 21, First empressions are always best – perhaps I should not have reread this.
Roma e Imperio (Novela histórica)
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There is a fundamental omperio of good story-telling: The novel’s major strength, however, as in Roma, was the city of Rome itself. Write a customer review. I, for one, start caring so much about the characters that I don’t want the book to end.
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He has appeared as an on-air expert on Roman history and life on The History Channel. Empire is the follow up to Roma and I’m sorry to say that it left me a bit disappointed.