Roma e Imperio (Novela histórica) (Spanish Edition) by [Saylor, Steven Kindle Edition. by Steven Saylor (Author) Al servicio del imperio (Spanish Edition). Imperio / Empire: La Novela De La Roma De Los Emperadores / the Novel of Rome Under the Emperors (Spanish Edition) [Steven Saylor] on Buy Roma e Imperio: Las novelas de Roma by Steven Saylor (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on.

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Want to Read saving…. Antes de salir de casa, finge su propia muerte para realizar la gira bajo una identidad falsa. I suppose it’s because of the writer’s chosen style – following the Pinarii and seeing everything stevdn their eyes.

Not only the details of politics and religion; but fascinating facts on food, clothes, architecture, and fire control are deftly slipped into the story.

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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. O Grande Incendio de Roma, a perseguicao de Nero aos cristaos, os impressionantes jogos de abertura do Anfiteatro Flaviano.

Thus, each generation was like a small novel in and of itself. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. But then, I just don’t like intentional dumbing-down in general. zaylor

Empire: the Novel of Imperial Rome

Because what once seemed like a giant feat of imagination and creativity, seems after a while Long story short, I enjoyed the book from the historical perspective on the period and the Empire. I found myself really anxious to get through the book.


Aug 23, Margaret rated it really liked it Shelves: Saylor sets himself satlor Herculean task I received an early review copy of this book through Library Thing.

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. And it gets graphic in some spots about how people were tortured and murdered. Where he falls short on character development, Saylor excels with the historical details.

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Refresh and try again. The Pinarii, sayylor they were known, had traditionally been augurs soothsayers and served kings an This is a novelized history of the Roman Empire from the ascent of Augustus through the death of Hadrian. Want to Read saving…. For example, what about the emergen Empire is the follow up to Roma and I’m sorry to say that it left me a bit disappointed. Saylor was born in Texas and graduated with high imperik from The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied history and classics.

I especially enjoyed the retelling of a trial that took place then, of a slave who murdered his master and the cruel traditions of the old Republic. His description of what it was like to be in the audience of the Flavian Amphitheater a.

This void of raw human drama significantly reduces the cohesion of each generational chapter and no amount of historical activity is able to overcome that vacuum.

Besides the personal aspect of the character’s lives, Saylor is able to tell the reader a great deal about the historical events of the past. Reading about the construction of the C This was an interesting book about the history of the Roman Empire or at least a portion of it.


Empire is filled with the dramatic, defining moments of the age, including the Ssylor Fire, the persecution of the Christians, and the astounding opening games of the Colosseum. The pitfalls and snares of various emperors and their courts are rendered in chilling detail. The main lesson from the history as presented here is just how lucky you need to be to survive once you have attracted the attention of a Caligula, Nero or Domitian.

Despite the long period of time the book covers, it still has a flow to it. Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Empire: the Novel of Imperial Rome (Roma, #2) by Steven Saylor

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. One of the more interesting ones was Apollonious of Tyana, whom I didn’t know much about. I ended up feeling that it would be more fun to work through the histories for myself, or read some novels which concentrate on just part of the period, such as Robert Graves’ I, Claudius.

I loved reading about the construction of the Pantheon, which is probably my favorite building in the world.