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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Dec 16, Tammie Painter rated it liked it. Folks who are already steeped in the events and historic ijperio might find the book frustratingly shallow.

Roma e Imperio (Novela histórica)

But for Rome fans such as myself, it was an enjoyable read. I ended up spending some time researching images and documentaries about them. 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. I recommend this book to anyone who is interested in history or historical fiction, and let me tell that you will not be disappointed.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Vestal virgins did not, for instance, have short hair but elaborate hair-styles that have been very well researched. Because what once seemed like a giant feat of imagination and creativity, seems after a while There is a fundamental rule of good story-telling: It also includes many of the historians of the time. I was somewhat disappointed. The second in the Roma series, it continues to follow the same family through generations.

What made Roma work is that it was really a compilation of short stories.


Not only the details of politics and religion; but fascinating facts on food, clothes, architecture, and fire control are imprrio slipped into the story. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I really enjoyed reading this and hope that he will continue this saga through the next series of centuries to cover the entire span of Roman Society.

But it was still addictive in the extreme, and I inhaled it very quickly.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Empire focuses on the early Roman emperors. This suggests that Sxylor is far more highly reliant on his source material than would seem to be apparent. Retrieved from ” https: I’m not faulting Saylor, so much as the format.

I, for aaylor, start caring so much about the characters that I don’t want the book to end. Cause as we know it is still beautiful there. The main character is the Roman sleuth Gordianus the Finder.

Saylor complains that contemporary historians were excessively emperor-centred, but then goes on to do the same thing himself: Saylor, but please keep giving us Gordianus, in your spare time. To ask other readers questions about Empireplease sign up. Rodrigo is stevenn reading it Apr 30, I suppose it’s because of sayor writer’s chosen style – following the Pinarii and seeing everything through their eyes. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

I enjoy Steven Saylor’s books about Rome and ancient history and this was no exception.

But I love history, so Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Amazon Second Chance Pass saylro on, trade it in, give it a second life. Claudius carries over from the first chapter to the second. Not Enabled Screen Reader: So a majority of his story is about setting up a new amphitheater for the games.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I enjoyed the Gordianus the Finder books by Mr. Return to Book Page. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Saylor was born in Texas and graduated with high honors from The University of Texas at Austin, where he studied history and class Steven Saylor is the author of the long running Roma Sub Rosa series featuring Gordianus the Finder, as well as the New York Times bestselling novel, Roma and its follow-up, Empire.


Now looking for another book by this author! Vesuvius, the history of the development of the Flavian Amphitheater known now as The Colosseumand the rise and fall of the Flavian Emperors.

His father Titus the augur who was sort of friend to both Claudius – whom he ultimately betrays – and Nero to whom he stays loyal to the bitter end – is the second best character of the book and reminded me a bit of the Roman of Mika Waltari, though in a more serious rather than picaresque mode.

Nice idea, badly written.

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. There is less of it here than in “Roma”, but the characters are still having an unnatural amount of ‘as you know’ conversatio First empressions are always best – perhaps I should not have reread this. Despite the long period of time the book satlor, it still has a flow to it.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. As other Steven Saylor books, the story is told through the eyes of various generations of a fictional patrician family with deep roots in Rome’s past. For example, what about the emergence of the mystery religions?