Masters of Rome

7 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 16 ratings

First Man in Rome, Part 1 Publisher's Summary

The first book in the epic Masters of Rome series.

Rome, 110 BC. A city which is home to Gaius Marius, prosperous but lowborn, a proud and disciplined soldier emboldened by his shrewdness and self-made wealth. It is also home to Lucius Cornelius Sulla, a handsome young aristocrat corrupted by poverty, a shameless pleasure seeker.

Two men of extraordinary vision, men of ruthless ambition, both blessed and cursed by the special favour of Fortune. Men fated to lay the foundations of the most awesome empire ever known and to play out a mighty struggle for power and glory - for Marius and Sulla share a formidable ambition: to become First Man in Rome.

©1990 Colleen McCullough (P)2012 Random House Audiobooks
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  • Book 1

    • First Man in Rome, Part 1

    • By: Colleen McCullough
    • Narrated by: Stanley McGeagh
    • Length: 43 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    Rome, 110 BC. A city which is home to Gaius Marius, prosperous but lowborn, a proud and disciplined soldier emboldened by his shrewdness and self-made wealth. It is also home to Lucius Cornelius Sulla, a handsome young aristocrat corrupted by poverty, a shameless pleasure seeker. Two men of extraordinary vision, men of ruthless ambition, both blessed and cursed by the special favour of Fortune.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent - you'll be disappointed to have to stop

    • By Eleanor on 03-17-14

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