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    Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome | Steven Saylor

    Roma: The Novel of Ancient Rome

    • UNABRIDGED (22 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Steven Saylor
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (408)
    Performance
    (223)
    Story
    (229)

    Weaving history, legend, and new archaeological discoveries into a spellbinding narrative, critically acclaimed novelist Steven Saylor gives new life to the drama of Rome's first 1,000 years - from the founding of the city by the ill-fated twins Romulus and Remus, through Rome's astonishing ascent to become the capital of the most powerful empire in history.

    Excellent Feel for Ancient Rome

    Saylor is well known and loved for his exceptional ancient Roman murder mysteries. This is not one of them. Most of the less than loving reviews here ..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 09 2007 by S. Caruso (Elkridge, MD)
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    Empire: The Novel of Imperial Rome | Steven Saylor

    Empire: The Novel of Imperial Rome

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Steven Saylor
    • Narrated By James Langton
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (150)
    Performance
    (109)
    Story
    (111)

    The Pinarii witness the machinations of Tiberius, the madness of Caligula, and the decadence of Nero. The deadly paranoia of Domitian gives way to the Golden Age of Trajan and Hadrian - but even the most enlightened emperors wield the power to destroy their subjects on a whim.Empire is filled with the dramatic, defining moments of the age, including the Great Fire of 64 A.D, Nero’s persecution of the Christians, and the astounding opening games of the Colosseum.

    Very well done!

    I enjoyed this audio book production...the author Steven Saylor is one of my favorite historical fiction writers...I would probably have enjoyed a mor..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 28 2010 by Michael Thomas Fortson (Atlanta, GA United States)