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Roma Empire I felt very little emotional pull towards the members of the family, neither particularly liking nor disliking any of them. In summary, I found Empire a mixed bag; lots of credit for covering such an epic time period with accuracy and interesting detail, points off for uneven character and story development, and an saylpr grade for writing craft.

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Saylor is to my mind much better with the more focused detective stories he has written, whether set in ancient Rome or not. This was an interesting imperjo about the history of the Roman Empire or at least a portion of it.

Books by Steven Saylor. Rubicon is a historical novel by American author Steven Saylorfirst published by St. Of course all through these reigns and family dramas are relationships that go awry or get scandalous, whether with women or men. The shady, fearful, majestic gestures they took throughout the ages to be remembered by the people who lived in the greatest city in omperio center of the world. In some ways, Empire was a little better than Roma in that the time span was much shorter, and there were only four generations covered, one following the other.

In terms of the stories not so much. Explore the Home Gift Guide. I, saykor one, start caring so much about the characters that I don’t want the book to end. Ipmerio be frank, I had expected the story to focus much more on this transition.


Pouco mais de cem anos separam as cinco geracoes da familia Pinario. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A very awesome historical fiction indeed. To ask other readers questions about Roma e Imperioplease sign up. Product details File Size: Looking forward to the next instalment, to see how it ends. This part of histor I thought this book was fascinating, just like the first one. An arsonist was made to strap on wings in imitation of Daedalus, ascend a high platform, and then leap off; the wings actually carried him aloft for a short distance, a remarkable sight, until he plunged into an enclosure full of bears and was torn to pieces.

I won’t be reading anything else Steven Saylor has ever written. I’m not so sure that I agree with that assessment. So sad of what these slaves went through to survive.

E nesse periodo que Steven Saylor constroi sua fascinante saga, na qual os integrantes dessa familia servem strven diversos imperadores tentando sobreviver as maquinacoes mortais da politica da Roma Antiga. Want to Read saving…. Jun 30, Kristina rated it really liked it Shelves: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The strongest character in the book is Emperor Nero whom Saylor paints as a subdued version of any Nathan Lane character. Saylor obviously did his homework and it shows.

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The Pinarii, as they were known, had traditionally been augurs soothsayers and served kings and emperors for many generations. 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. Suetonius is certainly a more lively read than Livy. View all 6 comments. Get to Know Us. Share your thoughts with other customers. But for Rome fans such as myself, it was an enjoyable read. And for a book that has near pages, for me, is quite an achievement.


III stars out of V. Vesuvius, the history of the development of the Flavian Amphitheater known now as The Colosseumand the rise and fall of the Flavian Emperors.

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Graves is a clear and acknowledged influence on Saylor’s historical fiction. Folks who are already steeped in the events and historic characters might find the book frustratingly shallow.

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Now looking for another book by this author! Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The Pinarii, as 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 Impfrio.

It’s worth reading, if you’re vaguely interested in the history, but it’s better to read the originals in a good translation – and they are generally available free online. Trivia About Roma e Imperio N The Pinarii are like castles made with wet sand. I’d recommend this book to people who stven to get an overview of the time period in an interesting way.

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. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.