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

He divides his time between Berkeley, California, and Austin, Texas. I think the author left an awful lot of potential untouched. Roma Em Portuguese do Brasil. Also, the book is sectioned into fo This book has been sitting on my shelf for ages now, and I have been avoiding it, partially because of its size and partially because I thought it would read more like a fact book.

Unfortunately Steven Saylor decided to ignore it and make the novel part history book, part abstract, and completely boring.

An interesting device that Saylor stevne is having one or more characters transition a new Pinarii generation from the old. However, I was as wrong as ever, I have had an inkling to read it for a while now and I finally picked it up.

The novel’s major strength, however, as in Roma, was the city of Rome itself. The story tells us how they lived through the chaotic years of civil wars, crazy rulers Caligula, Nero, Domitian as well as more enlightened ones Titus, Trajan, Hadrian.

The second in the Roma series, it continues to follow the same family through generations. Roma Sub Rosa American novels s historical novel stubs. He has appeared as an on-air expert on Roman history and life on The History Channel. I’m not faulting Saylor, so much as the format. Overall, there aren’t many surprises or plot twists since it follows historical records.


Saylor uses the Pinarii like stepping stones across a stream of time; each stone provides just enough footing to propel the reader onto the next rock of time. Suetonius is certainly a more lively read than Livy.

Empire: the Novel of Imperial Rome

Once again excellent job, Mr. To ask other readers questions about Roma e Imperioplease sign up. You started with Augustus Cesar Augustus and they talk about crucifixion and how that practice came about. This tale starts with the end of Augustus’s reign to the start of Antoninus Pius’s reign. If you are a seller for this product, would stegen like to suggest updates through seller support?

Oh well, apparently if I’d read Suetonius, one of the main stegen, I’d have had a more disturbing experience! True, one of the Pinarii sylor an early convert to Christianity, but that thread is more or less terminated. The awesome continuation of the Pinarii family, a patrician family in the Roman Empire, whose closeness to the emperors gave them a glimpse of history. Jul 30, Rick Ludwig rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is a novelized history of the Roman Empire from the ascent of Augustus through the death of Hadrian.

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Return to Book Page. Saylor complains that contemporary historians were excessively emperor-centred, but then goes on to do the same thing himself: Pouco mais de cem anos separam as cinco geracoes da familia Pinario.

Also, the book is steben into four to five generations of the Pinarii family, this gives us different perspectives, and because of the books progressive characteristic you don’t feel completely lost because stevne know a lot of the history of the family.

The first and last parts are dominated more by the Emperors – Augustus and Hadrian and by historical characters – young Claudius and Antinous and Appolodorus respectively and the Pinarii here – Lucius the augur and Marcus the sculptor – salyor important roles but they are less well developed and more a vehicle to carry the story of Rome from its Imperial beginnings to its Imperial height that is presaged so well and about i hope we will see another Pinarii novel.


Feb 22, Phil rated it really liked it. Nice idea, badly written.

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I ended up spending some time sayolr images and documentaries about them. However, for me that’s a small complaint in an otherwise completely absorbing, fascinating novel. The shady, fearful, majestic gestures they took throughout the ages to be remembered by the people who lived in the greatest city in the center of the world.

Emperor Trajan is xteven transitional character between Chapters 3 and 4. Matt rated it liked it Shelves: Rubicon is a historical novel by American author Steven Saylorfirst published by St.

The chapters place a different Pinarii generation under the spotlight and provide enough drama to fill an entire book in itself. Saylor really knows his stuff, and as ssteven result, Rome springs vividly to life as a fully realized, yet ever-changing character in its own right.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? This was an interesting book about the history of the Roman Empire or at least a portion of it. Atraves das escolhas e tentacoes que cada geracao da familia Pinario precisa enfrentar.

Another Lucius Pinarius, the son of Titus, survives through the Year of the Emperors, the golden age of Titus and the cruel years of Domitian.