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    • The Histories

    • By: Tacitus
    • Narrated by: James Adams
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    This superbly written, highly listenable account of the tumult of A.D. 69 focuses on the four men who sought imperial power in the void left by Nero: an old man, a soldier, a playboy, and an extravagant debaucher. The empire-wide, year-long civil war that resulted is brought to life in this sustained narrative, which is rich in detail, intrigue, and insight, as well as the aristocratic biases of the author.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Warning this is not the complete History

    • By Gary on 12-14-10

    Regular price: $24.95